In the News: Liberty Park Renderings

5 Beekman courtesy New York YIMBY••• New York YIMBY learns that the new tower next to (and part of) 5 Beekman will be 47 floors and 595 feet: “A new Schedule A indicates the hotel (to be managed by Thompson) will have 288 rooms, including two duplex suites that will span the top two floors. Residences will begin on the thirteenth floor, and there will be 69 in total — upper levels will be single units.”

••• More renderings of Liberty Park, opening next year in the World Trade Center Secure Zone. —Tribeca Trib

••• “The Hudson River Park Trust has identified seven piers whose air rights could help reap the trust nearly a half-billion dollars to fund the repair of crumbling parkland infrastructure along the river.” One hopes they identified the piers before pushing for the air-rights deal…. Anyway, the southernmost pier is Pier 40. —Crain’s

••• The TV show “House of Cards” has a writers’ room in Tribeca. —New York Times

••• If Citigroup hadn’t renewed at 388-390 Greenwich, owner SL Green was thinking of converting it to condos. —Wall Street Journal

••• “A school crossing guard was struck by a passing cab as she stood on duty outside of Battery Park City’s P.S./I.S. 276 at an intersection that parents and police say is unsafe. […] The car’s mirror hit her left hand.” —DNAinfo

••• “The Downtown Alliance plans to install 25 rectangular planters on the three long blocks [of Greenwich] between Edgar and Albany streets.” —Tribeca Trib

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  1. Liberty Park- How about CaVaLa?