Newsletter: Mar. 20

15 LeonardNEW BUILDING REPORT CARD: 15 LEONARD
Is the new condominium at 15 Leonard better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the renderings at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? Let’s take a look.

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Steven Sclaroff by Claudine WilliamsSPOTLIGHT: STEVEN SCLAROFF
The front of interior designer Steven Sclaroff’s White Street office is a small store full of furniture and other items that have caught his eye. “I stay away from the stuff you see a lot,” he says. “It’s more fun to have stuff be less familiar. It’s fresher.” Read the Q&A, with photos by Claudine Williams.

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AtoFIRST IMPRESSIONS: ATO
At the new 14-seat restaurant on Grand Street, the food combines the clarity of Japanese flavors with French richness. Some first impressions….

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109 W. BroadwayMORE HISTORY OF TRIBECA BUILDINGS
The History of Tribeca Buildings database—compiled from Tom Miller’s posts at Daytonian in Manhattan—has six more entries, each with the zesty anecdotes you’ve come to expect.

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Lispenard StreetCLOSE-UP: LISPENARD STREET
The patterns, details, textures, and scars that give Lispenard Street—and Tribeca in general—its character.

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Tribeca Citizen Shopping GuideTRIBECA CITIZEN SHOPPING GUIDE
Having finally created entries for all—or nearly all—of the shops in the neighborhood, I’ve taken the Tribeca Citizen Shopping Guide out of beta.

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Where in Tribeca...?WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Jim M for identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer for yourself.

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IN THE NEWS
••• 3/13: Second hawk dead in City Hall Park. Plus: “Women Who Build” photo exhibit (above photo by Deanne Fitzmaurice); Park Avenue exodus; Trinity Church’s bridge to nowhere; yet another tower planned for FiDi.

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SEEN & HEARD
••• 3/13: Another Fulton Center store has closed. Plus: Nick Lowe is playing City Winery; Chambers Street Wines’s good deed; the answer to last week’s “Where in Tribeca…?” (above); military helicopter flyover.

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Reflections on the CityREFLECTIONS ON THE CITY (PART 9)
More proof that I have a thing for reflected light, the way it forms patterns and shapes on city surfaces.

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