Tribeca Trust Denied Landmark Request

Tribeca Trust sought to extend the Tribeca Historic District. In 2016, the Tribeca Trust filed a Request for Evaluation with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission which proposed that the Commission extend the borders of three historic districts in the Tribeca neighborhood.
The Commission denied Tribeca Trust’s Request and refused to advance the Request. The Commission reasoned that much of the area did not merit designation and there was already a preexisting high level … <Read More>

New Hotel, Partially within Historic District, Approved after Revisions

Six-story-plus-penthouse hotel approved after applicants changed the brick used in the cladding, and added masonry to large window openings. On September 8, 2015, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal demolishing an existing building at 456 Greenwich Street in Manhattan, and constructing a new hotel, with ground-floor retail uses. The lot to be developed lies partially within the Tribeca North Historic District, with the western portion of the site lying outside of the landmarked … <Read More>

Radical Redesign Wins Approval for Development of Vacant Lots

Applicants amended plan to feature primarily masonry façade, in light of criticism of previous glass-faced plan.  On January 14, 2014, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to approve a plan from DDG Partners to develop two adjacent, triangular-shaped lots currently used for parking, located at 100 Franklin Street in the Tribeca East Historic District. The Commission previously held a hearing on the proposed development on November 12, 2013.

Two small buildings near City Hall Ave. designated

Nineteenth-century dry-goods warehouses approved as individual landmarks. On March 13, 2007, Landmarks designated 23 and 25 Park Place, cast-iron buildings built between 1856 and 1857 in lower Manhattan, as individual landmarks. Architect Samuel Adams Warner designed both buildings, which also have Murray Street entrances and share a party wall and facade, for the dry-goods firm Lathrop Ludington and Company. Warner designed several buildings in the SoHo-Cast Iron and Tribeca Historic Districts, as well as the … <Read More>