••• As expected, grand old 1 Wall Street is being converted; it “will have approximately 350,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floors and close to 800,000 square feet of residential up top, split evenly between rentals and for-sale properties.” Maybe Tribeca Citizen should rent the Red Room (above) for an office…. Right: a fantastic conference room on the 49th floor. More pix here. —Daily News
••• The South Street Seaport’s ice rink will have curling lessons. —DNAinfo
••• The New York Times reviews FlowCycle, where the bikes tilt from side to side.
••• The Howard Hughes Corp. elaborated on its plans to support the South Street Seaport Museum: “The company would contribute $10 million toward the museum’s operating and rebuilding costs and would consider adding to that figure, ‘provided we have the economic engine to accomplish the things we’ve proposed to do.'” —New York Times
••• “Starting next spring, the Cranberry Street Tunnel, which is used by A and C trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan, will be closed for 40 non-consecutive weekends.” —Gothamist
••• Curbed has a whole lot of mid-renovation pix of the courtyard of 443 Greenwich.
••• The Tribeca Trib got the full scoop on Man of the World‘s plans for the four-story building at 1 White Street (whose involvement was first revealed here in September): a menswear store with furniture and watches, along with a juice/coffee bar, custom tailor, barber shop, and concierge service. Owner Alan Maleh, “evangelist for classy machismo and savoir faire”—that’s the Trib’s phrase, not (necessarily) Maleh’s—evidently said nothing about his plans for the roof. (Photo courtesy Andrea.)
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