Demolition Permits Filed for 2328-2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side, Manhattan

2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side, Manhattan2330 Broadway via Google Maps

Full demolition permits have been filed for a couple of two-story buildings at 2328-2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The office buildings were built in 1910, and cumulatively yield 18,870 square feet of space. Plans for the lot are underway by developers Welltower and Hines, which include luxury housing for seniors.

After purchasing the site for $61 million, the pair plan to develop a 17-story assisted living home with medical facilities, a rooftop garden spa, and an in-house restaurant for residents. The partnering developers Hines and Welltower are also responsible for a similar project at 677 Lexington Avenue in Midtown East. Both projects are being designed by SLCE Architects.

Located at the corner of West 85th Street and Broadway, the proposed building will be one block south of the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. James Patterson of Ancora Engineering PLLC is listed as the applicant of record.

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6 Comments on "Demolition Permits Filed for 2328-2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side, Manhattan"

  1. Please pardon me for using your space: You are constant on the development, and demolition permits filed now have seen by me. (Hello YIMBY)

  2. I like that this blog promotes growth and change but that was my pharmacy. I went there all the time. It was one of the last places you could do that wasn’t a Duane Reade. It was also affordable. It closed abruptly just so more luxury housing could go up. That just doesn’t feel worth it to the neighborhood. I don’t mean to say that the landlord shouldn’t have been able to sell but I wish there’d been a more thoughtful way to keep a needed neighborhood amenity.

  3. Richard Grayson | February 6, 2019 at 2:12 pm | Reply

    The corner used to be various restaurants in the 1980s; none of them stayed there very long. Also next door was the restaurant Szechuan Broadway, and I think maybe the Otomanelli restaurant? I have been publishing (at Thought Catalog) diaries of the 1980s, when I lived part of the year right around that corner, and I’ve tried to find photos of Broadway in the 1970s and 1980s with almost no success. Even finding mentions of stores and restaurant names on Google, Google Books (old issues of New York and Spy magazines), The New York Times, Newspapers.com (The Daily News), The Columbia Spectator sometimes don’t result in any hits. It’s made me realize how much of New York City really can totally disappear. What does Google do with old photos of the street when the stores and buildings change?

  4. Richard Grayson | February 6, 2019 at 2:13 pm | Reply

    There also used to be a freestanding clock near the corner, put there by a restaurant which lasted about a year.

  5. Absolutely horrible. This development is totally out of scale with the buildings surrounding it. Appalled that there was no community board meeting regarding the scale of this. And furthermore, an affordable neighborhood stalwart (Price Wise) taken away so that 1% seniors who can pay $25,000 a month can live in this facility.

  6. Jeez even one-percenter seniors are abetting the blight of NYC neighborhoods.

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