- 2 Cooper trades for $134 million –The 142-unit luxury high-rise has been snatched up by Wafra International, a Kuwait-based investment firm. See coverage in Globe Street and on Bloomberg
Two BSA Variance Applications before CB#2 Zoning Committee Thurs., 3/8 @ 6:30 PM – Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson St. Third Floor:
372 Lafayette St. previously heard for a Landmarks approval and slightly modified since August, (Block 530, Lot 13) BSA Cal. No. 290-06-BZ, Board of Standards and Appeals Application under Sections 42-10 and 42-14 to amend a previously granted variance, to permit construction of a 6-story plus cellar building containing retail and residential use at the Subject Premises, located in a M1-5B zoning district. You can see the updated design at GVSHP
25 Great Jones no longer a hotel. 25 Great Jones aka 22 Bond St. BSA Cal No: 43-12-BZ Board of Standards and Appeals Variance application to (i) occupy the existing thirteen-story structural shell with 10 residential units fronting on Great Jones Street; and (ii) construct a four-story, one-family townhouse with a garage fronting on Bond Street. The proposed development would follow the R8 Quality Housing regulations and have a floor area ratio of 5.99. Located in an M1-5B zoning district.
The 25 Great Jones side proposes to remain 13-stories (plus two stories of mechanicals) for a total of 149’ 11” in height (excluding mechanical floors; 173’4” including mechanicals)
The 22 Bond St. side proposes a four-story residential building of total 62’ (excluding mechanicals; 78’3” including mechanicals and possible roof-top use) – no set backs in front, four set backs in the rear with terraces and rear yard of 40′ plus at the second story.
The total FAR for the two buildings (which are a combined lot) is 5.99 or a total gross square feet of 31,030. The FAR 5 would allow 25,670.
Both buildings have rear balconies. No commercial use is proposed for either building on the ground or below-grade floors.
There is a meeting scheduled between the developer SDS Realty and NoHo-Bowery Stakeholders on Monday evening, March 5th to review this application.
Globe Storage Building at Bleecker and Mott St. rumored to be in play for a possible hotel.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America is moving its offices from their Garment District home of more than 15 years to the landmarked Louis Sullivan building at 65 Bleecker. Read more at All Media NY