Newsletter: July 13

MORE ON THE BIG HOTEL COMING TO NORTHWEST TRIBECA
Architect Stephen B. Jacobs presented the plans for the six-story hotel at 456 Greenwich, which spans an entire block of Desbrosses. Check out the architectural details, roof massing, floor plans, and materials.

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MORE ON THE IVY’S REPLACEMENT
Matt Abramcyk and Akiva Elstein of Tiny’s and Smith & Mills presented the plans—including the floor plan and a sample menu—for their latest Tribeca restaurant.

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PAPYRUS IS OPENING A TRIBECA STORE
The greeting-cards-and-gift-wrap chain Papyrus is taking the place of what had been an independent boutique.

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CB1 TRIBECA COMMITTEE: THE UNOFFICIAL MINUTES
Discussed: Rosa Mexicano on Murray Street; BMCC rep on the school’s future; a row of bike racks proposed for Duane Street; Atera’s basement lounge; one-day pedestrian plaza on W. Broadway; Manhattan Yacht Club can’t catch a break. Read all about it.

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IN THE NEWS
••• 7/9: Possible ban on tourist helicopters. Plus: More on the Pier 26 restaurant; Brookfield Place bike path construction end date; conflict of interest for EDC nominee; fashion blogger makes a plea deal; 2 World Trade Center will be a pain to build; catty Greenwich mom.
••• 7/10: The reinvention of 1 Wall Street. Plus: The Battery Park City preschool that misplaced a child has reopened; local experts discuss Rieslings; Tribeca highlights (with very good photos).

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ticker tape paradeSEEN & HEARD
••• 7/9: Eviction on W. Broadway. Plus: Il Giglio’s farewell message; M&M store in south Soho; Fika redecorates; parade preparations.
••• 7/10: A peek inside Maison Kayser. Plus: Security precautions for the ticker-tape parade and photos of the event; the menu for Sacco & Vanzetti Bistro, now open; Houseman’s salted peanut tart.
••• 7/11: The Sterling Mason’s metal skin (and where the building will have retail). Plus: New physical therapy office on Duane; 290 West continues to be unveiled; checking in on the Spring Street Salt Shed.

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THE TWO-STORY ADDITION PLANNED FOR 17 LEONARD
The 17 Leonard plans call for two more stories and a bulkhead, taking it from 39.5 feet to 62 feet, along with a Skyframe penthouse and a Greenscreen in back. Pictured above: the rear of the building.

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WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Andrea for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? (Click the link to discover the answer.) We’ll play again Friday morning.

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