In the News: Downtown’s Next Tower

••• “Fisher Brothers has posted some renderings of the Rafael Viñoly-designed 22 Thames, and the rental tower is certainly living up to its promise of being tall, thin, glassy, and nondescript.” Looks kind of like an ice scraper that would be sold at the MoMA Design Store. —Curbed

••• Theory is among the stores opening in Brookfield Place (as close observers—I’m not one, evidently—of yesterday’s leaked floor plans will have noticed). And Eileen Fisher is in the works. —New York Post

••• The Broadsheet visits the National Archives in the Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House.

••• The Wall Street Journal profiles Tribeca artist Jane Dickson.

••• Apparently there was a rumor that Danny Meyer (North End Grill, Gramercy Tavern, et al) was eyeballing the restaurant space at Pier 26. “A broker actually spread a rumor, which is a great way to never do business with someone,” he told the Commercial Observer. “And I don’t even know where Pier 26 is.”

••• “Bavaria Bierhaus will open its doors on South William St. (btw. Broad & Hanover) for dinner service and drinking on Friday, with lunch service beginning Monday at 11 a.m.” —Downtown Lunch

••• “BMCC Inks Long-Term Renewal at 255 Greenwich Street.” —Commercial Observer


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