Articles tagged with Financial District

4 World Trade Center First to Open

Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 08:51 PM Comments
4 World Trade Center

One World Trade Center, which is planned to open next year, is now officially considered the tallest building in the western hemisphere, while its sister building, 4 World Trade Center, will actually be the first to open its doors tomorrow.  

70 Pine Street Plans Revealed

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 04:16 PM Comments
70 Pine Street

Rose Associates, who is spearheading the conversion of 70 Pine Street from a once abandoned office building into luxury residential apartments, is planning to have the exclusive downtown property ready for residents by October 14th and for rentals by next summer.

Banksy’s Nostalgia for the Glory Days of New York

Monday, 28 Oct 2013 03:47 PM Comments
Banksy twin towers

It appears the soon-to-be opened World Trade Center has ruffled the feathers of one particular out-of-town visitor. Yesterday, the famously elusive and anonymous “Banksy” posted an op-ed in which he hit out at the new World Trade Center, describing it as a “non-event” and “something they would build in Canada.”

Historic Trinity Church Reveals Plans for Condo Tower

Tuesday, 02 Jul 2013 03:21 PM Comments
Trinity Church 68–74 Trinity Place

Trinity Church reveals plans to redevelop its ministry offices right behind the church and top them with a 25-story condo tower. 

The mixed-use tower would replace the 90-year-old buildings located at 68–74 Trinity Place. The church has been presented two designs, from two different architecture firms—Cook Fox and Pelli Clarke Pelli, DNAInfo reports.

Russell Simmons’ Penthouse Now Available for $9M

Thursday, 06 Jun 2013 12:24 AM Comments
Russell Simmons and 114 Liberty Street Apartment

We could write a whole blog just about Russell Simmons’ penthouse. It’s located at 114 Liberty Street and has been on and off the market for what seems like an eternity in a desperate search for a buyer. The highlight of the apartment saga was when Sean Combs, known as Diddy, actually contracted to buy the pad over 10 years ago.

William Beaver House Soon to Be Renamed “15 William”?

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 11:30 AM Comments
William Beaver House

William Beaver House, located at 15 William Street, is undergoing major changes. First, Rose Associates, the building’s property manager and leasing agent, will no longer continue representing the building. According to The Real Deal, the leasing responsibility has been taken over by Matthew Van Damm of Town Residential, while Cooper Square Realty will assume management of the property.

2 Gold Street Will Probably Re-Open Earlier

Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 07:24 PM Comments
2 Gold Street nyc

Good news for all 2 Gold Street tenants. The management of the building has updated its schedule for the re-opening and says that the building will be ready to be re-occupied on or before February 15, 2003. That’s exactly two weeks earlier than planned, provided that the Department of Buildings gives it a green sticker.

Parking Garage Sued in the Wake of Sandy

Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 01:03 PM Comments

A parking garage in lower Manhattan locked its doors without warning just before Hurricane Sandy hit, preventing customers from retrieving their cars and fleeing. A class action lawsuit for unspecified damages is now underway against the garage.

Condo Owners Sue NYC Buildings Over Sandy Damage

Sunday, 25 Nov 2012 08:54 PM Comments
Greenwich Club Residences - 2 Gold Street - 201 Pearl Street

A flood of lawsuits is rising against condo buildings in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. After the luxury condominium tower One57 was sued last week, residents now are suing 2 Gold Street, 201 Pearl Street and the Greenwich Club Residences. 

Exclusive Post Hurricane Sandy Pictures

Swimming cars downtown after Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy, the most devastating storm in history to hit Manhattan, and the largest Atlantic hurricane in diameter on record caused flooding, destruction, burned homes and deaths in New York. We received incredible pictures, taken a few hours after the storm hit New York. The pictures show floating cars, flooded construction sites, the dangling One57 crane, chaotic scenes around Con Edison, flooded tunnels, crushed cars hit by trees and flooded buildings.