Is the new building on Varick between Beach and N. Moore better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the rendering at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? / 6 comments
Is the new building at the corner of West and Canal better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the rendering at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? / 25 comments
You know how you can't keep track of all the new buildings sprouting up? I walked and Citi Biked around the neighborhood so we'd have an up-to-date sense of what's happening where—shamelessly peeping through holes when necessary.
Plus: Warren Street conversion; Butterfly opening date; Nili Lotan sample sale started today; new Downtown Connection buses have GPS.
+1 for everything cami said. And I tried for years to get the tour buses stopped, documenting the problems with... — Hudson River / Bar-and-Grill Chain Opening in Brookfield Place
Overheard on my first visit there: (tourist to police, pointing to the wings of the transit hub): "what's that monument... — Hudson River / First Look at Liberty Park
It looks like a skateboarder magnet. I hope they don't back off on the police detail. — Hudson River / First Look at Liberty Park
@CM: what is up with your comments here? Just leave... — thetukker / In the News: FiDi Love Crime
I suppose it was. If you put me in a new place, I'm going to think about it critically: what... — Erik Torkells / First Look at Liberty Park
Puhleeze..... Get some anger management, new meds or a life. — Dixie / In the News: More on the Jazz Pop-Up
If the commission is anything like BPCA they will completely ignore public comment or local feedback and only do as... — TK / In the News: Liberty Park Opens Wednesday
Plus: Torly kid book swap; 13-17 Laight developer; Pier 40 lights back on; P.S. 234 Spring Auction; "All the Buildings in New York" book; New Museum phone calls; Tribeca Film Festival's closing-night choice.
Including the $40 million penthouse. Plus: Is 11 N. Moore a bad neighbor?; Fika looks close to opening; work at 502 Canal; De Niro in Tribeca; Aamanns bread; Tribeca Trust talk; Terra Wine Bar; roti contest. / 3 comments
When demolition started at 460 Washington, it was grab-the-baby-and-get-out time as neighbors thought an earthquake was underway. Then they noticed the cracks.... / 7 comments
Plus: Views from 1WTC; the stalled 9/11 Museum; "Hudson Square" rezoning process starts; gallery leaving Tribeca; developer buys in own property; J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler; the Civic Center.