In the News: Details on West Broadway’s Big New Building

WBroadway map••• “Cape Advisors is finally moving on plans for the Tribeca assemblage it acquired for $50 million last year, filing permit applications Wednesday with the Department of Buildings that call for an eight-story mixed-use residential building on the site. The 55,000-square-foot building at 75 W. Broadway will hold 21 apartments across more than 45,400 square feet of residential space, with an additional, nearly 9,700 square feet of ground-floor retail. […] The developer reportedly will have to sell apartments at 75 West Broadway for north of $3,000 per square foot to make a profit.” —Real Deal

••• “A brawl at a Tribeca nightclub on Saturday left a man beaten, bitten and bloodied.” It was at Haus. —DNAinfo

••• The effort to sell 71 Franklin as a megamansion now include more renderings. —6sqft

••• “This rezoning would set a dangerous precedent for all public space in New York,” says the Architect’s Newspaper about the plan to hand the Water Street arcades back to the buildings.

••• To commemorate the publication of A Little Life, author Hanya Yanagihara had custom jewelry made by Foundrae: “Foundrae’s New York City offices and showroom are on Lispenard Street, an obscure, narrow corridor south of Canal Street, just on the edge of Tribeca, that happens to be the place my characters live: I had never before met anyone who knew of the street’s existence,”—seriously?!—”much less anyone who actually lived on it. It seemed like an omen. I went up to [founder Beth] Bugdaycay’s apartment—she lives above the store, just as a 19th-century shopkeeper would have—and she and [co-designer Leeora] Catalan let me fit different bangles around my wrists, let me try to cram their beautiful rings onto my fingers, let me tangle up their fine gold necklaces.” —T Magazine

••• The painting of this year’s Sing for Hope pianos, which get deployed in public places. —Broadsheet

••• Daytonian in Manhattan continues his excellent recent run of Tribeca posts with a look at the history of 8-10 White.

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