182 15th St., the foundation race.
The Board of Standards and Appeals met once again last night to discuss the fate of the 62-unit, 11-story development at 182 15th Street in the South Slope. Land-use aficionados will remember that this is one of several disputed projects currently in limbo after the much-praised rezoning of Read More
The Board of Standards and Appeals approved Related Companies’ plan to build a 190-foot, 160,000-square-foot residential tower at the site of the Superior Ink factory at Bethune and West streets in Greenwich Village earlier today.
This is a partial victory for the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, which has been lobbying the Read More
Last night, Community Board 2 gave a reluctant nod to a new development at the site of the current Tunnel Garage, at 520 Broome Street at the corner of Thompson Street. The board also passed a resolution calling on the Landmarks Preservation Commission to consider landmarking the current building, which was Read More
Lighthouse Real Estate Ventures got the nod from the Board of Standards and Appeals on Tuesday for the addition of an either 11- or 13-story residential tower to its retail complex at 350 West Broadway (the B.S.A. says it’s 13 stories; Lighthouse says it’s 11). Groundbreaking on the project will begin at the end of Read More
A new 114,319-square-foot, eight-story residential development on the corner of at 253 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Boerum Place) got the green light from the Board of Standards and Appeals last week. Currently the site of a Mobil gas station, the 64-unit development will finally fill in the squalid gap between downtown Brooklyn and Cobble Hill/Carroll Read More
Robert De Niro’s plan to build an 83-room, seven-story brick-and-terra-cotta boutique hotel in Tribeca is becoming a reality.
He and partner and hotelier Ira Drukier got approval to build on the property at the corner of Greenwich and N. Moore Streets, owned by Mr. De Niro, and most recently used as a parking lot and Read More
A collective sigh of relief could be heard emanating from New York University’s Kaufman Management Center last Thursday, April 21, as Community Board 2 finally voted on, and passed, a resolution supporting the first phase of the long-awaited and endlessly debated renovation of Washington Square Park.
The restoration, if finally approved by the city’s Landmarks Read More
For a city with a past as brilliant and a future as promising as New York’s, it’s troubling that there’s no vision in place for how the city is to be developed. At the moment, the city treats each potential development on an ad hoc basis, with no consistent view toward how a new building Read More