Nearly eight months ago, an apartment building was proposed as a replacement for a garage building at 11-19 Jane Street, in the West Village. On Tuesday, at its fourth session on the matter and after intense opposition from the public, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the structure.
Last November, YIMBY wrote about plans to demolish the Second Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem and replace it with a new residential building. Now we have a look at the project, which will be a graceful addition to Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park.
The Helmut Jahn-designed, 64-story skyscraper at 50 West Street is nearly complete and ready for residents. And we have some stunning new photos, shot from a helicopter, of the 780-foot-tall tower in the Financial District.
Changes are coming this year to storefronts at 1114 Madison Avenue, also known as 25 East 83rd Street, on the Upper East Side. The 12-story residential building, built in 1938, hasn’t seen updates to its ground floor retail about thirty years, and YIMBY has a preview of what’s in store.
Something unusual occurred on Tuesday: the Landmarks Preservation Commission, after rejecting what one commissioner called a “juicy” expansion of a Crown Heights house two months ago, ended up approving an even larger expansion of the structure.