Commissioners Allow Demolition of Two Low-Rise Structures to Make Way for New Development

The two sites, which together constitute one through-block lot, will host new ten- and 13-story buildings designed by Morris Adjmi Architects. On June 22, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered and approved an application to demolish two structures in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District, at 21West 17th Street, and 16 West 18th Street, and replace them with a 13-story and a ten-story building, respectively. The two lots face each other at the … <Read More>

Third Proposal for Ladies’ Mile Location Since 2001

Morris Adjmi-designed proposal would be taller than previous approvals, but would not include any additions to existing buildings. On September 23, 2013, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered a proposal for two existing buildings and a vacant lot at 38-42 West 18th Street in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Landmarks has already voted twice to approve developments at this site in recent years, once in 2001, and once in 2008, but neither project came to … <Read More>