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Construction Making Headway for Minskoff’s 11-19 Jane Street, in The West Village

11-19 Jane Street is an upcoming mixed-use residential and commercial project tightly nestled among the narrow streets of the West Village. The new 31,000 square foot structure will eventually rise six stories from a large rectangular plot of land that once held a two-story parking garage. It is being designed by London-based design firm David Chipperfield Architects, and developed by Edward Minskoff of Minksoff Equities. A total of seven residential units will be housed inside the building, averaging 2,382 square feet each.

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The latest proposal for 11-19 Jane Street, by Sir David Chipperfield

Revised Design for New West Village Residential Building at 11-19 Jane Street Fails to Gain Landmarks Approval

It was nearly seven months ago that the Landmarks Preservation Commission first heard a proposal to construct a six-story apartment building where a two-story garage building currently sits in the West Village. That process was met with opposition from the public and failed to gain approval from the LPC. The process for deciding the future of 11-19 Jane Street continued on Tuesday, but again with no resolution.

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The Empire State Building as seen from the top of The Bryant. All photos by Evan Bindelglass unless noted

Scoping Out The Views From The Bryant, 33-Story Hotel And Condominium Tower At 16 West 40th Street, Midtown

It was just weeks ago that The Bryant, a new building along the southern edge of Bryant Park, celebrated its topping out. YIMBY recently went all the way up to the penthouse terraces to check out the view. The Bryant, located at 16 West 40th Street, is a hybrid: the base contains 230 hotel rooms and, starting on the 16th floor, there will be 57 condominium units. Joining their lobbies on the ground floor will be a restaurant. HFZ Capital Group is the developer.

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