Today, New Yorker Donald J. Trump will be sworn-in as president of the United States in Washington, D.C. Every swearing-in since 1801, except some cases that followed the death of the president, has taken place there. However, the first inauguration, that of President George Washington, took place right here in New York.
A new rendering has been revealed of a 10-story mixed-use building planned at 108 Chambers Street, located on the corner of Church Street in TriBeCa. The project, currently in the early planning stages, would feature retail space across the first two above-grade floors, followed by residential units above, Tribeca Citizen reported. Greystone Development is the developer and Woods Bagot is the architect.
It was nearly seven months ago that the Landmarks Preservation Commission first heard a proposal to construct a six-story apartment building where a two-story garage building currently sits in the West Village. That process was met with opposition from the public and failed to gain approval from the LPC. The process for deciding the future of 11-19 Jane Street continued on Tuesday, but again with no resolution.
Another sky-scraping residential tower is headed for the blocks near City Hall. Roe Corporation filed plans yesterday for a 42-story, mixed-use building at 265 Broadway, across from City Hall Park between Warren and Chambers streets.
While most of us probably tried to spend Saturday curled up inside, one intrepid YIMBY Forums user braved the snow to check out progress on 111 Murray Street, a new skyscraper rising between West Street and Greenwich Street in TriBeCa.