One of the most controversial developments in Lower Manhattan got a big thumbs up from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. The LPC approved the Howard Hughes Corporation plan for Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport, which includes demolition of the Link Building. A big point of contention when the plan was presented in August was a proposed rooftop pergola. With that removed, commission approval was a snap. Tuesday’s presentation also revealed some new renderings of the site.
Park Slope’s 1928 Pavilion cinema will see a new life alongside residential units, thanks to approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. The cinema at 188 Prospect Park West (officially 187-191 Prospect Park West…
Last month, the United Hebrew Community, a Jewish burial society, sold the two tenements they’ve occupied for over a century at 201-203 East Broadway on the Lower East Side. Now, plans have been filed to build a seven-story modular building in their place.
Sam Chang’s Great Neck-based McSam Hotel Group has sold their development site at 40-70 Delong Street, in downtown Flushing, to Flushing Point Holdings LLC for $44.5 million, according to Commercial Observer. The property consists of two tax lots currently occupied by a two-story warehouse building, but boasts 394,930 square feet of commercial development rights or 557,549 square feet of rights with the inclusion of community facility space. Plans for the site have not been disclosed.
New renderings have been published of Essex Crossing‘s 150,000 square-foot bi-level market, dubbed Market Line, per Curbed. The food market will span under Norfolk and Suffolk Streets, on the Lower East Side, connecting to three separate buildings planned on different blocks within the development. The future location of the Essex Street Market will feature an above-grade, two-level promenade, in addition to 9,000 square feet of garden space. A slew of retail options will be made available, in addition to the previously disclosed attractions, including a Regal Cinema and bowling ally. SHoP is designing the Market Line component.