In the News: Evening Bar at the Smyth

Little Park - New York, NY••• Besides Little Park, the Smyth “will also be home to Evening Bar, a speakeasy also run by Carmellini and team, tucked away behind the lobby’s fireplace. And Carmellini promises that, unlike other hotel bars, this one will be open to everyone, not just people staying at the Smyth.” That’s Evening Bar, above; photo by Noah Fecks. —Eater

••• “In January, Trinity Real Estate will kick off the search for a partner to help build a 430-foot-tall, 300,000-square-foot residential building […] on a plot framed by Sixth Avenue and Canal, Grand and Varick streets. The property will include a 444-seat public school at its base. At least three more big residential towers, together totaling close to 1 million square feet, will follow in Hudson Square. —Crain’s

••• “Vornado Realty Trust confirmed today that it is the new owner of the former Pearl Paint building, marking the firm’s second retail acquisition on Canal Street south of Soho.” Its plans are unknown. —The Real Deal

••• What’s happening at the South Street Seaport’s Out to See Festival; also, the ice rink opens Nov. 15. —DNAinfo

••• Renderings of the proposed changes to 346 Broadway. —Tribeca Trib



  1. Could Vornado build a tower on the Pearl Paint site?

    • As a reader pointed out when I floated that possibility when the lot was put on the market, it’s landmarked, so if Vornado has big plans it’s going to have to jump through some hoops.