In the News: Former Subway Shop Sold

••• Rem Koolhaas’s firm, OMA, is designing the New Museum expansion at 231 Bowery. —New York Times

••• Meanwhile, “After reopening a little over a year ago on New York’s Bowery, the International Center of Photography has announced plans to move again, this time to the Essex Crossing development project in early 2019.” —ArtNews

••• Married actors Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie live in Battery Park [City, presumably]. —New York Post

••• “Planned Bike Path on Park Row Raises Residents’ Safety Concerns.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “Another victim of passion had his pricey timepiece ripped off when he invited a strange seductress into his pricey Manhattan pad, police said Wednesday. The woman met her mark at trendy Italian eatery Il Mulino Prime on W. Broadway in Soho on Oct. 2, and the 46-year-old victim invited her back to his apartment near River Terrace and Murray Street in Battery Park City, police said. The man told cops he fell asleep at some point during the night, and believes he may have been drugged. When he woke up after midnight, the woman was gone—but more importantly, so was his $37,000 watch, he told cops.” —New York Post

••• The single-story building at 137 Hudson, recently home to a Subway sandwich shop, was purchased by “a local private investor.” No word on his/her plans for it. —New York Times



  1. Could they build above the old subway shop?