When the early 19th century townhouse at 54 MacDougal Street in SoHo bit the dust, preservationists were outraged. However, YIMBY has new renderings of the project replacing the 1820 structure, and the design seems to fit in well with the rest of the pre-war block.
Building Studio Architects
As we’ve told you in the past, the Landmarks Preservation Commission deals with projects both extremely big and very small. Such was the case last Tuesday, when it approved the expansion of a single-family home at 4520 Waldo Avenue in the Bronx’s Fieldston Historic District.
In September, YIMBY revealed renderings for an office and retail conversion of the two-story, 20,000 square-foot building at 120 North 6th Street, in north Williamsburg, and now renderings have surfaced for another similar development right across the street at 124-136 North 6th Street. At Nos. 124-136, Thor Equities is planning to expand the existing single-story building into a three-story, 20,400 square-foot retail and manufacturing property, with retail on the ground floor and manufacturing on the second and third floors. Building Studio Architects is the architect of record.
Back in August of 2011, the first permits were filed for a new community facility at 2085 Ocean Parkway, technically located in Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay neighborhood (but right across the street from Gravesend). There, the…