Hesky Haim, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a two-story, 2,125 square-foot commercial building at 159 Ludlow Street, on the Lower East Side. Both floors, in addition to a cellar level, will be designated for retail, and the building will stand 96 feet tall, boasting incredible ceiling heights. Wayne Norbeck’s DXA Studio is the applicant of record.
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.
A one-story building in Greenwich Village will see a new life as a Mexican restaurant. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal to transform 255 Bleecker Street, most recently a sushi restaurant, into Tacombi – La Cornelia.
While escalating prices are a bad thing, zoning limitations and historic districts are quickly turning the Lower East Side into one of the only parts of New York City where attractive and occasionally avant-garde architecture is legitimately feasible. YIMBY can now reveal the design for one of the neighborhood’s dwindling number of development sites, at 57 Orchard Street, where DXA Studio is designing a 15-story condominium tower.
Hot off the success of JDS and Property Markets Group’s Walker Tower conversion in Chelsea (one of the penthouses, asking $47.5 million, just entered into contract) and their smaller Stella Tower uptown, another developer is trying their…