In the News: Canal Street Building Sent Back to Drawing Board

••• “The architects of a proposed new building at 312-322 Canal Street presented their plans before the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday” but “the commissioners sent him back to the drawing board and did not take a vote.” —Tribeca Trib

••• The Broadsheet reports on the Battery Park City Authority’s decision to renew its contract with Perkins Eastman, the firm consulting on storm resiliency plans.

••• “A thief dressed as a construction worker stole several thousand dollars worth of tools from a construction site at” Pier 16 and Pier 17 in the Seaport. —DNAinfo

••• “The Michelin three-starred chef owner of Masa was on ‘Late Night’ making summer cocktails and items on the menu at the upcoming Tetsu, opening later this month. The two joked their way through a tuna guacamole appetizer and noodles made out of fish, when Takayama revealed that the Tetsu menu will include burgers. And not just one—there will be four, made of lamb, beef, duck, and chicken.” —Eater

••• “Nearly a year after Westfield Corp. unveiled the long-delayed first phase of its $1.5 billion shopping complex, the World Trade Center mall remains littered with vacant storefronts. While Westfield announced that the entire 290,000 square feet of Phase 1 had been leased when the mall opened in August, roughly 20 percent of the space remains empty and unopened, according to calculations by The Real Deal.”


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  1. The Thomas Sabo store is the latest closure at the WTC.