In the News: Woolworth Building Penthouses

••• “Architects are now showing their plans for turning the 30-floor tower portion of the grand Woolworth Building into 40 condominium apartments. That includes what the project’s architect, Matthew Maddalene of Thierry W Despont Ltd., calls two ‘minimally visible at most’ penthouses. The plans show penthouse apartments occupying the twin ‘shoulders’ of the building on the 29th and 30th floors, with 15-foot-high rooftop additions and terraces set into each mansard roof.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “Downtown Boathouse, which launches its boats on the Hudson River, said it’s worried for its future as the Hudson River Park Trust prepares to issue a request for proposals this month soliciting bids for key waterfront spots.” —DNAinfo

••• Former Time Warner chairman and CEO Dick Parsons (who lives in Tribeca) has opened a “Afro-Asian-American brasserie” in Harlem. —Eater

••• A look at PARK(ing) Day, in which people take over parking spaces—including HR&A Advisors’s impressive display on Harrison. Photo courtesy @erothman.—Untapped Cities


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  1. The HRPT has to be held accountable for allowing good neighbors to stay and continue to provide their services and maybe even profit from any business opportunities. The Downtown Boathouse has been a fixture for years and it would be disgraceful if they were forced out.