While the red tape choking most of the West Village has given most blocks over to some form of perceived permanence, small spaces for new developments still exist here and there. One such spot is located on the corner of Hudson and Charles Streets, spanning 540-544 Hudson, where designs for a new building by Morris Adjmi Architects are now awaiting approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
William Gottlieb Real Estate
William Gottlieb Real Estate has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 144 Barrow Street, located a few steps from the Hudson River in the West Village. The project will measure 26,684 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level. The ground floor will feature a restaurant, along with separate lobbies for the residential and hotel components. The second and third floors will host the hotel, which will have five suites and an outdoor terrace. The residential units, averaging 878 square feet apiece, will be located across the fourth through seventh floors. Morris Adjmi Architects is the architect of record. The 4,998-square-foot site is occupied by a single-story warehouse. Demolition permits were filed in August.
William Gottlieb Real Estate has filed applications for a six-story, 18-unit residential building at 156-162 Perry Street in the West Village, steps from the Hudson River waterfront. The project will measure 31,004 square feet and its residential units should average 1,129 square feet apiece. It’s unclear whether the apartments will be condominiums or rentals. Amenities include parking for three cars, a fitness center, bicycle storage, laundry facilities and a common rooftop terrace. Morris Adjmi’s Financial District-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 6,485-square-foot assemblage currently consists of two three-story townhouses, a two-story structure, and a single-story garage. Demolition permits were filed in August.
A deteriorating piece of Greenwich Village dating back to the time of President Andrew Jackson will be demolished. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal for a new building at 327 Bleecker Street.
Big changes are coming to the Meatpacking District. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, after three sessions, approved redevelopment of the block ranging from 46 to 74 Gansevoort Street. That’s between Greenwich Street and Washington Street, in the Gansevoort Market Historic District.