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Rendering of the facade of the IFC Center at 14-16 Cornelia Street, approved by the LPC.

IFC Center Expansion to 14-16 Cornelia Street Clears Hurdle At Landmarks

The IFC Center, deeply in need of more space, is one step closer to an expansion. The Landmarks Preservation Commission recently approved plans for the movie theater at Sixth Avenue and West 3rd Street to expand to a vacant lot behind it at 14-16 Cornelia Street. That would bump IFC’s five theaters seating a total of 480 people to 11 theaters seating a total of 948 people, while also clearing out the sidewalk with added lobby space.

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100 Vandam Street

Filings Submitted For 24-Story, 62-Unit Condo Redevelopment At 100 Vandam Street, Hudson Square

Very early this year, YIMBY brought you renderings of Jeff Greene’s planned 24-story, 62-unit residential development at 100 Vandam Street, in Hudson Square, and now the developer has filed applications for the COOKFOX-designed project. The existing six-story, 55,300 square-foot former factory building will be expanded to 156,629 square feet via a 19-story vertical extension. Of the total square-footage, 2,311 square feet of space will be designated for ground-floor retail. Condos will average a spacious 2,457 square feet each, and a duplex penthouse unit will span the 23rd and 24th floors, according to the Schedule A. The Real Deal was the first to report on the filings.


100 Norfolk Street

12-Story, 38-Unit Condo Building Rising Again At 100 Norfolk Street, Lower East Side

This past summer, steel beam construction began on the 12-story, 38-unit condo building planned at 100 Norfolk Street, on the Lower East Side, but the project ended up stalling out for a number of months until crews recently were able to get back on site. The structure is now rising again and currently four stories up, courtesy of photos by Tectonic. The 53,949 square-foot structure includes 11,244 square feet of commercial space, which was marketed as two units. Five residential units remain for sale and completion is expected in late 2016. ODA Architecture is designing and Adam America Real Estate, Naveh Shuster Group, and Horizon Group are developing.


50 Clinton Street

Foundation Work Underway For Seven-Story, 37-Unit Condo Project At 50 Clinton Street, Lower East Side

Early in 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for a seven-story, 37-unit residential building at 50 Clinton Street, on the Lower East Side, and later that year, DHA Capital acquired the development site for $28 million. Bowery Boogie now reports foundation work is well underway, although construction has been temporarily halted by stop work orders. Issac & Stern Architects is designing the project, which will also include 1,836 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The residential units will be condos and will average 1,023 square feet apiece. All but eight are in contract and completion is scheduled for the second half of 2016.


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