Downtown

The Return of 56 Leonard?

The recession stalled and cancelled projects across all of New York City, but one of the most high-profile victims was 56 Leonard. The Herzog & de Meuron-designed residential tower got as far as foundation work…

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Historic NYC: The Singer Building

The Singer Building was once the tallest in New York City, standing at 612 feet. Built in 1908, the building was office and housed the headquarters of a sewing company (aptly enough, named Singer). Ernest…

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80 South Street Coming Closer to Reality?

Once upon a time, 80 South Street was supposed to be a Calatrava-designed residential tower rising roughly 1,000 feet tall. Though the original project has been cancelled, new renderings have recently surfaced. The drawings/renderings from…

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