continued “A SEQR analysis came to two questions. Impact on the historical aesthetic and the impact to that area, they requested more work to be done and reached a positive declaration. DRC has never denied the demolition but have requested additional information,” said Birge.
Boff has not yet presented that information to the DRC.
“There’s still an avenue of working through the city’s process,” said Birge.
In addition to the Foundation requesting the permanent injunction by the NYS Supreme Court, the Foundation sought clarification that a demolition order by the City Code Enforcement Officer had to receive approval from the NYS Supreme Court, not the City Court, as outlined in NYS Executive Law 382.