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.
YIMBY checked in on the progress made on NYU‘s expansion located at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake are the designers of the full-block, 23-story, 750,000-square-foot structure, which sits along Houston Street directly to the east of I. M. Pei’s three-tower University Village complex. 181 Mercer Street is bound by Houston Street to the south, Mercer Street to the east, and Bleecker Street to the north.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals to renovate and expand a single-family townhouse in the Greenwich Village Historic District. Located at 17 East 9th Street, the four-story residential building could see the installation of a new brick façade and penthouse addition if approved by the LPC.
Armand Legardeur Architect has revealed proposals to construct a roof-level penthouse at 186 Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village. Considering the property’s location in the Greenwich Village Historic District, any proposed work will need to be approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
YIMBY took a quick look at the current state of 21 Greenwich Avenue. Proposals from BKSK Architects call for a renovation of the 179-year-old corner property and the construction of an attached five-story edifice that would replace an abutting one-story structure. The new building will have a mixed façade of floor-to-ceiling glass, steel details, and brick masonry. The design firm previously submitted its plans to the Landmarks Preservation Commission and is awaiting approval. Higgins Quasebarth & Partners is credited as the preservation consultant for 21 Greenwich Avenue.