Franklin Place Just Got a Little Less Exclusive

It’s time once again to pick through the preliminary agendas for the monthly CB1 committee meetings. They’re subject to change, so if an issue is important to you, check here before heading off to the meeting. My comments are underlined. (If you only care about Tribeca, scroll down to the photo.)

5/1 Financial District Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Lower Manhattan Lighting Initiative – Presentation by NYC Economic Development Corporation That would be Loma Lights.
2. 120 Fulton Street 80/20 Project – Presentation by Meir Milgraum, Lightstone
3. Water Street streetscape improvements – Resolution
4. 40 New Street, application for restaurant wine and beer license for KEJK Inc., d/b/a Star Shine – Resolution So you’ll be able to drink a brewski while staring down at the cleavage of the young woman shining your shoes.
5. The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
—16-18 Maiden Lane, application for renewal of restaurant wine and beer license for OKA Sushi Inc.
—43 Park Place, application for renewal of tavern-restaurant liquor license for Dakota Roadhouse Corp.
—93 Pearl Street, application for renewal of liquor license for Pearlstone Restaurant LLC d/b/a Ulysses Folk House
—150 William Street, application for renewal of wine and beer license for SunDong Park d/b/a 150 Market Inc.

5/2 Planning Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Civic Center Plan – Resolution Does anyone know what this is about?
2. Special Governors Island District – Update
3. East Midtown Rezoning – Resolution
4. Sidewalk Café City Council Legislation – Resolution
5. NYC Plaza Program — Update

5/7 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Battery Park City Library, 175 North End Avenue
1. Neighborhood Slow Zone Application – Presentation by Office of Council Member Chin
2. Asphalt Green Community Center – Update
3. 21 South End Avenue, application for a liquor license for Kaijou Japanese Cuisine – Resolution
4. Run for Knowledge street activity permit application for Warren Street between West Street and North End Avenue, Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Resolution
5. Pier A – Discussion
6. Ferry balancing – Discussion
7. Downtown Connection service – Discussion Funding issues.
8. 38 West St., application for a sidewalk café renewal for Café Casano
9. The following notices have been received for BPCA permit requests:
—IS 289 “fun” run along the Battery Park City esplanade on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

5/8 Special Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 501
1. Howard Hughes Corporation Seaport Reactivation Plan – Update
2. South Street Seaport Museum – Update (invited)

5/8 Tribeca Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. 34 White Street, application for a sidewalk café renewal for Petrarca – Resolution
2. 131 Duane Street, application for a liquor license for City Hall Restaurant – Resolution I checked with CB1; this is actually for a sidewalk café renewal.
3. 114 Franklin Street [right], application for a liquor license for TBD – Resolution Tutto Il Giorno, the Hamptons Italian restaurant (rumored here and confirmed here) opening a branch in Tribeca
4. 413 Greenwich Street, application for a liquor license for Gina La Fornarina – Resolution The Upper East Side Italian restaurant has been on the agenda twice before (for the old Il Mattone space).
5. Fiends [sic] of Duane Park, street activity permit application for 65 Duane Street between Hudson Street and Staple Street, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, curb lane only – Resolution
6. The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
—136 W. Broadway, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Edward’s
—345 Greenwich Street, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Viet Café
—211 W. Broadway, application for a renewal of a wine and beer license for Maslow 6
—239 W. Broadway, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Corton

5/9 Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. 502 Canal Street, application for facade reconstruction – Update At the corner of Greenwich; work has been going on for a while now.
2. 60 Collister Street, application for 2 rooftop pergolas – Resolution A pair of pergolas!
3. 333 Greenwich Street, application for sixth floor enlargement – Resolution
4. 70 Franklin Street [left], application for new storefront and entrance on Franklin Place – Resolution It looks like Franklin Place (the building formerly known as Five Franklin Place) won’t have the only residential entrace on Franklin Place (the one-block alley formerly known for street art and post smoking). 70 Franklin, currently being converted to condos, evidently wants to pop in a door along its Franklin Place wall.

5/13 Personnel Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Staff – Update

5/14 Youth & Education Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Relocation of PS 150 – Update and Discussion To Chelsea.
2. School overcrowding – Update

5/15 Executive Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Committee Structures
2. Committee reports

5/16 Quality of Life Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Update on Construction Projects in Lower Manhattan by Robin Forst, Deputy Executive Director, LMCCC
2. Basic overview of Department of Homeless Services by Alex Zablocki, Director of Community Relations at the Dept. of Homeless Services
3. Presentation about Storm Hardening by David Gmach, Director of Public Affairs, Con Edison

5/20 Personnel Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Staff – Update

5/21 Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. 150 Nassau Street, application for a beer and wine license for Denny’s – Resolution Don’t get me started about this!
2. The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
—21-23 Peck Slip, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Aqua Grill It’s Acqua.
—259 Front St., application for a renewal of a liquor license for Aqua Grill It’s Cowgirl Sea-Horse.

5/23 Personnel Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1. Staff – Update

5/28 CB #1 Monthly Meeting – 6:00 PM
Location: Pace University, 140 William Street, 1st Floor

All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1 office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to man01@cb.nyc.gov

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