16 Sandy-Damaged Historic Sites Get $6.2M in Grants; Pier 17 Faces Challenges at Landmarks

Posted On Wed, August 5, 2015 By

Posted On Wed, August 5, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

  • What’s believed to be the last horse auction building in the city (it’s also Frank Stella’s former East Village studio) is up for sale for $18 million. [EV Grieve]
  • Governor Cuomo allotted $6.2 million to 16 historic sites throughout the city that are still in need of repairs from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. [Gothamist]
  • The Chetrit Group got a $60 million loan for their Hudson Yards development site. [TRD]
  • Lowe’s is opening its first Manhattan store on the Upper West Side, but it will be a quarter of the size of the chain’s suburban outlets. [Bloomberg]
  • Landmarks voices concerns over Pier 17, part of the South Street Seaport redevelopment, for a glass rooftop canopy that may block views of the Brooklyn Bridge. [Curbed]

Images: Fraunces Tavern Museum, one of the 16 sites receiving funds (L); Pier 17 rendering via SHoP Architects (R)

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