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 John Furth Peachy is a Registered Architect in the state of New York with a small private architectural practice specializing in the conversion and legalization of historic loft buildings.  The firm works primarily in the Manhattan neighborhoods of SoHo, TriBeCa and Flatiron.  In Brooklyn, much of the work is in Williamsburg and Bushwick.  Projects range in size from apartment renovations and penthouse additions to full building rehabilitation.


The firm works extensively with the NYC Department of Buildings, Loft Board and Landmarks Preservation Commission to bring historic structures up to the standards of the stringent NYC Building Code.  With expertise in owner and tenant rights, Loft Board and Department of Buildings intricacies and general requirements for residential and commercial legalization he and his staff have successfully obtained residential Certificates of Occupancy for over 55 building conversions in Manhattan and Brooklyn. 

Mr. Peachy has been licensed to practice architecture in since 1977.


 Mr. Peachy received an AIA Citation in 2008 in the category of Residential/Small Project.

Professional Services:

Design Development and Drafting
Expediting
Navigating the Department of Buildings
Advocating with the Loft Board
Landmarks Preservation Commission Approvals
Code Compliance
City Approvals
Procurement of Residential and Commercial Certificates of Occupancy
Interpreting the New York Building Code
Licensed Asbestos Investigation
Final Work Sign-Offs


Partial Client List

21 Jay Street (The Bazzini Building) 

62 Laight Street (The Dietz Lantern) 

233 Broadway (The Woolworth Building)   

140 Franklin Street  

​75 Murray Street (The Bogardus Mansion)  

39 Crosby Street  

​475 Broadway  

478 Broadway 

598 Broadway

579 Broadway  

150 Mercer Street  

349 Greenwich Street  

1 Worth Street 

Pier 66, The Frying Pan, Hudson River, NYC  

629 Park Avenue  

45 Mercer Street  

101 Crosby Street  

2 Spring Street  

15 West 81st Street (Private Residence)

293 Church Street