Two Tribeca variances OK’d: BSA adopts Comm Bd.’s advice

Tribeca residents ask BSA to reduce the size of this development proposed for 415 Washington Street. Image Courtesy of the Office of Joseph Pell Lombardi, Architect.

Two private developers applied to BSA for variances to build residential buildings on manufacturingzoned lots in Tribeca. At 415 Washington Street, Joseph Pell Lombardi applied to construct a nine-story, 56,010-square-foot residential building with a 6.02 FAR, exceeding floor area limits and necessitating a use variance. Located within the Tribeca … <Read More>

Former stable in Tribeca to get rooftop addition

New residential units planned for Hudson Street Building. Peter Moore Associates applied to Landmarks to convert the former American Express Building at 157 Hudson Street in the Tribeca North Historic District to residential units and to construct a three-story metal and glass rooftop addition. Moore’s proposal included plans to renovate the facade of the 1 866 Renaissance Revival style building, which had originally served as American Express’ stable when it operated an express delivery service. … <Read More>