Third Time’s the Charm for SoHo Project

Instead of a tower on a base, the revised project would rise to six stories at the streetwall, with a minimally visible penthouse. On May 14, 2013, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to approve a proposal to construct a new building at 42 Crosby Street in the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District. The meeting was the third time the Commission addressed the proposal, and the Annabelle Selldorf-designed project underwent significant changes in its … <Read More>

Revisions to Selldorf-Designed Building Insufficient to Win Approval

Revised plan included a higher street wall, a reduced setback tower, and alterations to the facade design. On February 12, 2013, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered a revised proposal for a new building on a corner lot at 42 Crosby Street in the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District. A parking lot and garage currently occupy the site. Landmarks initially considered a plan for the site on December 11, 2012.

The original proposal called for a … <Read More>

Nine-Story Building Proposed for Vacant Lot in SoHo Historic District

Landmark commissioners split on Annabelle Selldorf designs for a five-story building at the streetwall, with set-back four-story tower, faced in glass and aluminum. On December 11, 2012, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard a proposal for the construction of a new structure at 42 Crosby Street, at the corner of Broome Street. The space, located in the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District, is currently occupied by a parking lot and garage, which would be demolished. … <Read More>

Landmarks Approves Plan to Replace Garage and Factory Building in NoHo with Seven-Story Building

Approval gained after design modification based on comments from earlier Landmarks hearing. On May 15, 2012, Landmarks approved a revised proposal by 8-12 Development Partners LLC to replace a garage and factory building with a new seven-story building at the corner of Bond and Lafayette Streets in the NoHo Historic District. In March 2006, Landmarks approved a plan to demolish the buildings and replace them with a proposed hotel. Landmarks in December 2009 … <Read More>