Full demolition permits have been filed for 36-40 West 8th Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. According to the filing, the three adjacent lots are owned by Straus Group under the Clinton Eight Realty LLC. Located on the corner of West 8th Street and MacDougal Street, the property currently houses two one-story commercial buildings with with a total lot area of 4,775 square feet. Built in 1937, the structures offer a collective frontage of 104 feet along the intersection.
Plans have been in the works since 2018 when YIMBY reported permit filings for a seven-story mixed-use building with with 26 condominiums and both commercial and community facility space. Since then, project architect Morris Adjmi has appeared twice before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission with revisions. The scope of the project now consists of a six-story development with residential, community facility, and commercial components and repairs to 177 MacDougal Street, a neighboring structure on the eastern border of the site.
36-40 West 8th Street is located two blocks from the West 4th Street-Washington Square subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M trains.
H&O Engineering is listed as the applicant of record.