A New York City restaurant ordered to stop building a double-decker outdoor dining structure after locals complained


The photo shows a double-decker outdoor dining hut under construction on the Lower East Side of New York.
Photo shared by the LESDwellers group of the outdoor dining structure of Izakaya NYC. LES resident
  • Manhattan restaurant tavern NYC has discontinued construction of a double-decker dining structure.

  • A group in the neighborhood used Twitter to call for the removal of partially constructed structures.

  • Double-decker outdoor dining areas are not allowed in New York, and the restaurant has been discontinued.

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A restaurant in New York City has stopped building a double-decker dining room after local community groups and neighbors have filed complaints.

On Thursday, a community group based in the Lower East Side district of New York City, LES resident,share Twitter photo Manhattan Restaurant A double-decker outdoor dining area near the tavern NYC.

While many restaurants in New York City were built Outdoor covered seating area To meet indoor dietary restrictions after 2020, the building outside the tavern NYC was built to include an upper floor that appears to offend some locals. Was there.

A double-decker outdoor dining structure in New York City's curb lane.

The owner, who built a two-story restaurant, said the construction was canceled due to complaints. LES resident

With a photo of the structure of the tavern NYC, LES Wellers tweeted: “What is the actual f ***? A hut on the second floor is being built!” LES Dwellers also in a tweet that the organization filed a formal complaint against 311 non-emergency services in New York City. Said that.

Yudai Kanayama, the owner of the izakaya NYC, New York post He had a plan to build a two-story hut, but stopped because “people were talking.”

Mr. Kanayama later decided to change the top of the building to “only a rooftop with skylights, no more seats,” but the plan was canceled, the New York Post reported.

The 311 service request status viewed by the insider indicated that a complaint about the outdoor dining structure of Izakaya New York was filed on Thursday. Upon request, the Ministry of Transport, which manages an open restaurant program that allows outdoor dining, inspected the tavern NYC and ordered the restaurant to remove the upper platform immediately.

“We celebrate the open restaurant, but the dangerous structures on our streets are unacceptable,” a Transport Ministry spokesman told the New York Post. “DOT requires immediate removal of unsafe structures.”

A photo of people walking by a covered outdoor dining tent in New York City.

People in New York City are walking by the outdoor dining tents that line the streets. (The tavern NYC mentioned in the story is not depicted here.) Noamgarai / Getty Images

Suppression Residents of the Lower East Side reported dissatisfaction with the many outdoor dining spaces located nearby. September 2020, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes Outdoor Dining Permanent By extending Open restaurant program, Allows restaurants to use sidewalks and curved lanes as dining spaces.

On Twitter, LES Dwellers said the outdoor dining structure contributed to the increased noise.

“The hut literally turned LES into a wild west. The parties and chaos that started with the hut and interior spread out on the street during and after hours.” LES Wellers said in another tweet.

“Many of us do not live in the empty Luxgate Tower with soundproof windows, but all the quality of life privileges that come from living in the walled, self-contained city of Barb.” I wrote in another tweet.. “NYC is a clear regional maze, and what works in your area is not the same elsewhere.”

The representative of the tavern NYC did not immediately respond to the insider’s request for comment.

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