Hearing held on limited Sullivan Street rezoning


One-story building at 73 -75 Sullivan Street in Manhattan. Photo: CityLand.

Opponents of mid-block rezoning expressed concerns about potential out-of-character commercial use. On January 6, 2010, the City Planning Commission heard testimony on DJL Family Limited Partnership’s proposal to extend a C1-5 commercial overlay within an R7-2 district on Sullivan Street between Spring and Broome Streets in Manhattan. The C1-5 overlay currently runs along Spring Street, and DJL requested extending the overlay approximately 175 … <Read More>

Variance granted in SoHo

Applicant claimed that a conforming commercial office building would not yield a reasonable return. DJL Family Limited Partnership applied to BSA for a variance to construct a new seven-story building with 12 apartments and ground floor retail on Spring Street between Crosby Street and Lafayette Street in SoHo, Manhattan. DJL sought a variance because the proposed residential and retail uses were not permitted within the M1-5B district. If granted the variance, DJL planned to demolish … <Read More>