Manhattan is on its way to getting a new historic district. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission calendared designation of the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District.
A new era is about to dawn for a SoHo building. On Tuesday, amid testimony from an Academy Award winner, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes that will assist the office conversion of the parking garage at 165 Mercer Street. That’s on the west side of the street between Prince and West Houston streets.
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.
A pair of over century-old combined buildings in SoHo are on their way back to commercial use. Last Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal for 61-63 Crosby Street.
A copper-colored, terra cotta and glass facade has emerged at 529 Broadway, on the corner of Spring Street in Soho. Tectonic has the latest look at the construction.