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Tribeca


11 Beach Street

10-Story, 27-Unit Condo Conversion Underway At 11 Beach Street, Tribeca

In June 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of the office-to-residential conversion of the 10-story building at 11 Beach Street, in Tribeca, and now construction is well underway, per Curbed. An atrium has been carved out of the building’s center, and the converted structure will contain 27 three- to five-bedroom condominiums, averaging an impressive 3,975 square feet apiece. HFZ Capital is developing, while BKSK Architects is designing; interiors are being designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen. Completion is expected in 2016.


Rendering of 456 Greenwich Street (not approved)

Landmarks Says No To Design Of Hotel Proposed For 456 Greenwich Street

It was in November that the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved altering a 1942 garage building at 456 Greenwich Street (at the corner of Desbrosses Street) and turn it into a restaurant. Well, things have changed and the proposal is now to demolish the existing building and build a hotel that will stretch out of the Tribeca North Historic District.

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526 Canal Street

Eight-Story, 12,100 Square-Foot Residence Planned At 526 Canal Street, Tribeca

An anonymous LLC has filed applications for an eight-story, single-family residence at 526 Canal Street, in northern Tribeca. The building will measure an impressive 12,100 square feet, stand 100 feet tall, and will replace an existing four-unit building, which has already been slated for demolition. Living quarters will start on the third floor and span through to the seventh.

According to Schedule A, the “grand hall” will take up of the first floor, and a wine cave, service kitchen and formal dining room can be found on the second level. Up top, the eighth floor will have a pool, hot tub and sun room, which will open up to outdoor space and a roof garden. DXA Studio is the architect of record, and may also be designing.


56 Leonard

Construction Update: 56 Leonard Finally Tops Out

The race to the sky in Lower Manhattan continues at a breakneck pace, and while projects like 30 Park Place have sped right along towards completion, the process of building other new towers has not been nearly as easy. That’s especially true at 56 Leonard Street, but now YIMBY has news that the Herzog & de Meuron-designed skyscraper is finally topping-out.

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100 Franklin Street

DDG’s Condo Project Approved At 100 Franklin Street, Tribeca

On adjacent triangular parcels at 100 Franklin Street — between West Broadway and Sixth Avenue, in Tribeca — DDG plans to develop two mixed-use buildings of six and eight stories tall, totaling 10 condominiums, with retail space on the ground floor. According to Crain’s Business, the Board of Standards and Appeals has granted DDG a variance to ignore a required upper-level set-back. The project is being designed in-house, and ground breaking is expected by the Fall, with completion is 2017. The LPC approved the project in January 2014.


108 Chambers Street

Greystone Planning 10-Story Building At 108 Chambers Street, Tribeca

Greystone is planning to develop a 10-story building at 108 Chambers Street, in Tribeca, according to Tribeca Citizen. The property was acquired in April for $17 million, and is currently home to a single-story retail building. The site has roughly 12,000 square feet of unused air rights, but Greystone plans to demolish the existing structure. Site preparation is expected to begin in the next few weeks, but demolition and new building applications have yet to be filed.