Author Archives: Zella

Lafayette St. Under Fire…Second Update

On Friday, April 11 we were informed that DOT planned to install the proposed protected bike lane on Lafayette St. in three days! This, in spite of a Community Board #2 resolution and a letter from Councilmember Chin detailing aspects, … Continue reading

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NoHoManhattan Tweets

We have mentioned this several times before, but NoHoManhattan has its own Twitter account…and we are tweeting NoHo-centric headlines on it regularly.  You can see today’s selection in the column to the right. What do we flag?  Anything that reflects … Continue reading

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347 Bowery Another Annabelle Seldorf Design

347 Bowery and 10 Bond tout Annabelle Seldorf Posted April 1st on NewYork YIMBY  the saga at 347 Bowery, corner of 3rd and Bowery and opposite The Bowery Hotel, has taken a radical turn, Luckily fresh permits have just been filed for … Continue reading

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383 Lafayette St. Slated for Restoration and an Addition

383 Lafayette St., former home of Tower Video and recently the Student ID office for NYU will finally be getting some contextual attention and allowed uses in our M1-5b zone. Its new use will be for NYU administrative offices.  The … Continue reading

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Lafayette St. Under Fire…UPDATE

Lafayette St. Bike Lane and more…UPDATE With tremendous thanks to the many NoHo residents who signed and expressed their opinions regarding the new Lafayette St. Protected Bike Lane – we were granted most of our stipulations and have been promised … Continue reading

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UPDATE: New Retail Liquor Store at 320 Lafayette Defeated

On Tuesday, March 11, the application for a new Retail Liquor Store at 320 Lafayette St. was heard at the NYS Liquor Authority.  We were well prepared with more than 116 signatures from local residents and property owners and a … Continue reading

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Graffiti

All of NoHo has been experiencing increased graffiti or tagging – most of it on buildings directly, some directly on store windows (which requires entire glass replacement).  We have attended the 9th Precinct Community Council meeting last month particularly in regard … Continue reading

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Lafayette St. Slated for a New Protected Bike Lane – Update

Update:  Beware NoHo Lafayette Sts’ New Protected Bike Lane was the topic on Thursday, March 6th at CB#2′s Traffic and Transportation Committee. (Updated March 7) http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140307/soho/lafayette-street-protected-bike-path-gets-unanimous-cb-2-committee-approval http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/03/07/cb-2-panel-unanimously-supports-lafayette-4th-avenue-protected-bike-lane  The original plan called for the protected bike lane to run along the … Continue reading

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25 Bleecker St. Tweaked Design

Landmarks pushes architect of 25 Bleecker to design compatibly. At the March 4 hearing LPC Commissioners were more approving of the second try at the new-designed front of 25 Bleecker, but urged still more tweaking with brickwork and color and … Continue reading

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NoHo Building Update

NoHo building has sparked many meetings January through March at Community Board 2, Landmarks, Board of Standards and Appeals and City Planning Commission. Here’s an update. Landmarks Preservation Commission  25 Bleecker St.:  On Tuesday, Feb. 4th, an application was heard … Continue reading

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NoHo Offers Fond Farewells to 2013 – Hello 2014

A Fond Farewell to 2013 2013 was filled with meetings and record participation by residents and property owners and institutions with a relatively unanimous vision.  Congratulations NoHo ! [Show picture list] Photographers:  Charle Cafiero, Zella Jones  

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CB#2 Hearings for November, 2013

CB#2 Hearings for November 2013 – Updated The following list has been updated as of Nov. 7th for CB#2 Hearings for November 2013 pertaining to NoHo and vicinity.  You can check this link for additional updates should they occur. Wed., 11/6 … Continue reading

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