In 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted approvals for a commercial office conversion of two aging townhouses at 61-63 Crosby Street in SoHo, Manhattan. Architect David Grider, who oversaw the initial design and application process, will return to the LPC on Tuesday, April 21st with proposals to modernize and restore the buildings’ existing facades.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story commercial and community facility building at 30 Thompson Street in Soho, Manhattan. Located between Grand Street and Watts Street, the lot is near the Canal Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train and the Spring Street station, serviced by the C and E trains. DHA Capital is listed as the owner behind the applications. Previous plans for the site include a condo project designed by Karim Rashid.
Permits have been filed for a five-story commercial building at 72 Grand Street in SoHo, Manhattan. Located on the corner of Wooster Street and Grand Street, the lot is near the Canal Street subway station, serviced by the A, C, and E trains. Uri Omari of 72 Grand Partners is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Museum of Ice Cream has returned to New York City, but this time in a 25,000-square-foot permanent outpost in Downtown Manhattan. Known simply as MOIC, the brand’s flagship location will occupy three floors of 558 Broadway in SoHo.
Work is finishing up on 151 Mercer Street, the new four-story flagship store for Tory Burch. O’Neil Langan Architects designed the 10,000-square-foot SoHo project, which replaces an old two-story garage that formerly occupied the site. Located between West Houston Street and Prince Street, the building’s dark steel cladding and indented windows give it a sleek, modern look that contrasts with the adjacent brick structures and the cobblestone-street aesthetics of the neighborhood.