YIMBY has an exclusive new rendering for 100 Franklin in Tribeca, the latest venuture by developer DDG. Known as the JR Building and located between West Broadway and Sixth Avenue, the project is named after the street art installations by French graffiti artist JR that once stood on-site. Comprised of two triangular structures, the project will yield 10 spacious condominiums, with retail also situated on the ground floor.
William Macklowe’s 23-story mixed-use project in Greenwich Village is nearing completion. 110 University Place, aka 21 East 12th Street, is nearly finished, with construction with work on the lower two-story podium still underway. The project is a 52-unit tower designed by SLCE Architects. CNY Group is in charge of the construction, and 110 University Place contains just under 108,000 square feet of space.
Expect an additional 8,500 Google employees in Manhattan if the giant tech company scores a deal for St. John’s Terminal, at 550 Washington Street. If you’ve lost count, it adds up to a projected 19K Googlers working in the city. That includes the 7,000 headcount (as of early 2018) in their current office space at 111 8th Avenue near Chelsea Market, and the 3,500-staff member expansion currently in the works as a result of Google’s $2.4 billion purchase of 300,000 square feet at Chelsea Market and another 250,000 square feet at Pier 57.
Demolition permits have been filed for 331 and 333 Broome Street and 145, 149 and 151 Bowery in preparation for the mixed-used corner development at 331-337 Broome Street and 151-153 Bowery. Filings include the full demolition of three 3-story commercial buildings, and a 5-story mixed use building currently on the lot.
A proposal for a two-story addition atop 131-135 Duane Street is under review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The site is located between Church Street and West Broadway in Tribeca, with the design being carried out by Jonathan Schloss Architect, a local Tribeca firm.