It was nearly seven months ago that the Landmarks Preservation Commission first heard a proposal to construct a six-story apartment building where a two-story garage building currently sits in the West Village. That process was met with opposition from the public and failed to gain approval from the LPC. The process for deciding the future of 11-19 Jane Street continued on Tuesday, but again with no resolution.
It has been over three months since we checked in on nightclub impresario turned real estate developer Ian Schrager’s residential building under construction at 160 Leroy Street, in the West Village. Since then, much has been accomplished.
Last Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved work to allow the single-family conversion of 38 Bethune Street. While some West Village garage conversions before the LPC recently have been contentious, this project was not controversial.
Façade installation is wrapping up on the 12-story, 33-unit mixed-use building under development at 100 Barrow Street, located on the corner of Greenwich Street in the West Village. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums by Tectonic. The latest building permits indicate the project encompasses 82,638 square feet and stands 121 feet to its roof, not including mechanical elements. The residential units, condominiums, will spread across the ground through 12th floors, averaging 2,209 square feet apiece. Toll Brothers City Living, in partnership with Church of St. Luke in the Fields, is the developer and Barry Rice Architects is behind the design. The project is located within the Greenwich Village Historic District and is protected by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Occupancy of 100 Barrow can probably be expected in early 2017.
A nearly century-old garage in the West Village could almost double in size, but the Landmarks Preservation Commission first needs to approve it. Before that can happen, the proposed expansion of 771 Washington Street will need to be refined, the commission said last Tuesday.