The building was designated a landmark by the city in 1965--the same year the Landmarks Preservation Commission was created--and earned its interior landmark
designation in 1981.
The NY Landmarks Commission is presently considering an application from the regional branch of DoCoMoMo to give the interior landmark
protection and permit public visits.
Since the Waldorf Astoria New York achieved the designation as New York City's largest private interior landmark
, Anbang said it has made "significant progress" towards renovating the property.
That's why we fully support the LPC's recommendation for what would be one of the most extensive interior landmark
designations of any privately owned building in New York.
Designed by Kirchhoff & Rose with a Beaux-Arts style interior with Baroque style detailing, it was designated an interior landmark
"This is likely the first time ever that the City has allowed an interior landmark
to be sold off for use as a private living space, to be completely fenced off from public view."
The Department of Buildings will issue partial waivers of compliance where installations would be impracticable due to structural conditions or interior landmark
What he referred to was the completion of his purchase from the Nederlander Organization of the old Biltmore Theater at 47th Street and Eighth Avenue - an interior Landmark
- and several adjacent buildings that eventually are expected be torn down to erect a tower.
Over the weekend, more than 25,000 people explored two dozen interior landmarks
presented as part of a special series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law.
The ground floor banking room and vestibule are designated interior landmarks
, and the building is also on the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Since its creation in 1965, the Commission has designated nearly 23,000 buildings in all five boroughs, including 1,148 individual landmarks, 107 interior landmarks
, nine scenic landmarks and 85 historic districts.