Mayor Announces SoHo-NoHo Neighborhood Plan Will Begin Public Process

On October 7, 2020, Mayor de Blasio announced that the SoHo/NoHo Neighborhood Plan will advance to the City’s public land use review process. The purpose of the Neighborhood Plan is to expand housing opportunities for New Yorkers, support cultural and economic success in the area, and reduce regulatory burdens on residents and workers in the area.

Landmarks Approves Revised Plans for Commercial Building in SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District

The revised plans were inspired by the cast-iron elements of the surrounding buildings in the district. On February 19, 2019, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to approve a Certificate of Appropriateness for the proposed demolition of a three-story commercial building and construction of a new six-story building at 430 West Broadway in the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District. The new building will have retail space at its base and a community facility and offices on the … <Read More>

Planning Commission Approves Retail Use in Canal Street Ground Floor

The City Planning Commission approved the conversion of a Canal Street ground floor into retail use. On April 26, 2017, the City Planning Commission issued a favorable report on an application from Canal Associates, LP, a subsidiary of United American Land, owner of 361 Canal Street in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. The application sought a special permit to exempt the location from certain requirements of Section 42-14D(2)(b) of the Zoning Resolution to allow for the conversion … <Read More>