MHNA Preservation & Design Committee supports designation of the Lobby at 200 Madison Avenue as Interior Landmark
Friday, September 24, 2021
The lobby at 200 Madison Avenue (at 36th Street) has been proposed as an interior landmark.
LP-2654 200, Madison Avenue First Floor Lobby Interior - 200 Madison Avenue (aka 200-214 Madison Avenue, 11-19 East 35th Street, 10-20 East 36th Street) Manhattan - Block 865 - Lot 14 CD: 5. The proposed designation of the ornate, T-shaped first floor lobby of 200 Madison Avenue, designed in the neo-Renaissance style by Warren & Wetmore in 1925-26, consisting of a through-block arcade and perpendicular elevator hall, East 35th and East 36th Street entrance foyers, and the fixtures and interior components of these spaces, which may include but are not limited to the historic wall surfaces, ceiling surfaces, floor surfaces, lighting fixtures, attached furnishings, vestibule and elevator doors, decorative metalwork and attached decorative elements.
The MHNA submitted testimony in favor of designating the lobby of 200 Madison Avenue as an interior landmark. The testimony was written by Elaine Silber, co-chair of The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association's Preservation & Design Committee and sent to the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and Community Board 5. Elaine Silber’s Testimony. This item is on the LPC agenda for September 28, 2021. See LPC agenda www1.nyc.gov/assets/lpc/downloads/pdf/calendar/9-28-21.pdf.
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