Plus: Underground leak on Reade; Tribeca penthouse featured on book cover; really long trucks; Soho Photo's January shows. / 7 comments
Plus: The New York Dolls reopening party; what to expect at the "Experience Mars" event; why the Broadway bus bulb remains unfinished; show of 1970s art at Hal Bromm Gallery; looking down on Barclay Tower. / 2 comments
Plus: Salt Shed photos, signage, and noise report; snow wave; wooden walkway at Hudson River Park; Franklin Place façade. / 1 comment
What about the wasted time the police spend ticketing UPS trucks and every other delivery truck attempting to make deliveries?... — sharon / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
Welcome to Tribeca!!!! All the best, Sharon Balloon Saloon — sharon / Another Preschool on Duane
This is a terribly disconcerting and awful event. Having a business in Tribeca and knowing how many homeless people now... — sharon / Suspicious Death at Jewelry Store
Apparent lack of enforcement is interesting (as in awful). Meanwhile. The full sidewalk corner at Greenwich and Desbrosses remains closed... — McGee / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/nyregion/lever-house-closes-once-a-year-to-maintain-its-ownership-rights.html In a practice dating to 1953 and a custom that can be traced to Anglo-Saxon England, RFR Realty, the... — James / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
seriously, they should put a gate so only owners can park their cars there, they should privatize for real!! — concerned citizen / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
Also, depending on what development is contemplated next door, the (2 story) building remains a "taxpayer" building with saleable air... — James / Seen & Heard: Confirmation of a New Starbucks
Plus: Checking in on the Franklin Place condo; Haus giving up its windows for advertising; the new drugstore is a Duane Reade and a Walgreens; "The Affair" can't quit us; where are these Tribecans now? / 1 comment
Plus: Half of New Amsterdam Market's board resigned; affordable housing initiatives; 9/11 spreadsheet rediscovered; Seaport ship update; R train tunnel may reopen early; cyclist hit-and-run; Jane Pratt. / 2 comments
Eight conversions are currently underway, bringing nearly 500 new residential units to the six-block stretch between Canal and Worth—and that doesn't even include the site that's rumored to be making way for a 14-story condo. / 3 comments
After the roundup of new buildings, it made sense to look at the many buildings being converted into condos. The total number of units from these conversions? Around 350.