A new proposal has been submitted to the LPC for 75 Varick Street, in Hudson Square. Trinity Real Estate’s One Hudson Square is set to receive a rooftop renovation, and the top of the 17-story building is slated to be converted to an outdoor recreational space.
Construction is moving swiftly at 570 Broome Street, and the 25-story high-rise has officially topped-out. YIMBY last reported on the site a month and a half ago when renderings of interiors and the lobby were revealed. The site is rising in Hudson Square, which is rapidly filling with new residential developments following a comprehensive rezoning passed earlier this decade.
Post-rezoning, Hudson Square is bustling with residential redevelopments, with sites like 100 Varick, 100 Vandam, and 565 Broome Street now rising all at once. Another tower will soon join the mix, as Eastern Consolidated has now secured a $215 million construction loan for 537 Greenwich Street, which will be developed by Cape Advisors and Strategic Real Estate LLC.
Among the many neighborhoods that comprise Lower Manhattan, few have an identity as abstract as “Hudson Square,” which was only dubbed thusly relatively recently, following a re-zoning. While it will still take a few more years for New Yorkers to realize it isn’t “beyond Tribeca,” “below the Village,” or “no bridge, just tunnel,” developers have raced ahead of impending recognition with plans for several new buildings, including 565 Broome Street, 100 Vandam Street, and now, another, at 111 Varick Street.
Back in January of 2015, YIMBY first reported on a proposal for a new development at 92-100 Vandam Street, in the “Hudson Square” neighborhood to the north of the Holland Tunnel. Since then, several major projects have begun construction in the vicinity, including 555-565 Broome Street. Now, YIMBY has confirmation that the original suspected design for 92-100 Vandam is indeed accurate, and is now moving forward through the planning process.