In the News: Church Street Tower Appears to Be Moving Forward

30 Park Place aka 99 Church••• “New permits have been filed for construction at 30 Park Place [née 99 Church], and if Silverstein’s words on the site from earlier this year are still valid, construction is about to begin. With plans officially approved, the 937-foot and 67-floor tower can finally begin rising; the site has sat as a vacant concrete pit since the 2008 financial crises derailed the original plans, which have only seen slight alterations in the past five years.” The reason for the caveat: Silverstein has been saying that for years. —YIMBY (via Curbed)

••• “Pricing, New Rendering Revealed for Tribeca’s 52 Lispenard” (right). —Curbed

••• “The Department of Transportation is rolling out a shared bike and pedestrian lane”—in other words, look out!—”in front of the Battery Maritime Building, filling a missing link in the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, the agency said. The DOT plans to paint a curb extension this month.” —DNAinfo

••• “A crowd of nearly 200 people gathered by the East River waterfront on Saturday afternoon for a Save Our Seaport rally, which was organized to highlight local disapproval of a City plan that will redevelop large swaths of the neighborhood in partnership with shopping mall builder Howard Hughes Corporation.” —Broadsheet

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