183 Lenox Avenue is a former SRO (Single Room Occupancy) building in the Mount Morris Park Historic District. WQB Architecture is currently assisting ERG Realty in changing the SRO to 3 class A apartments and 2 stores. Work includes gut renovation of the interior, total building system modernization and restoration of the landmark façade and stoop in accordance with the guidelines of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.
50 East 96th Street is a 100 year old building in the Carnegie Hill Historic District which has been continuously owned by A. Ruth & Sons. The building is classified as a “tenement” under the NYS Multiple Dwelling Law (MDL). WQB Architecture, working with Akerman, has been developing plans for the restoration of the building which will be funded by adding a 3 apartment penthouse on the roof. The addition requires approval by both the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals.