Posts Tagged ‘hudson square’

Revitalization vs. Preservation In The Village

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Richard Blodgett, president of the Charlton Street Block Association, stands in front of a gutted building on Sullivan Street in the Village. The adjacent building in the complex was designed in 1853 by Calvert Vox, a co-designer of Central Park, explained Blodgett. He knows the building in front of him will soon be transformed into [&hellip
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The Battle of Hudson Square

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Hudson Square Retailers and community board clash over downtown zoning By Sophia Rosenbaum Chocolatier Jacques Torres’ business is booming at his Brooklyn shop—but melting on Hudson Street. Torres attributes the success of his Dumbo outlet to the area’s rezoning, which sparked a residential boom. He’s hoping the same will happen in Hudson Square, an area in west [&hellip
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Downtown Community Reacts to Hudson Square Rezoning Proposal

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

DT_hudsonsqmeeting_signfront By Paul Bisceglio Community Board 2 (CB2) held a public hearing last week on a proposal to rezone Hudson Square, the burgeoning media district between West Houston, Greenwich and Canal Streets and Sixth Avenue. Most workers leave the neighborhood after business hours due to its lack of housing and shops, but Trinity Real Estate, owners [&hellip
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Another Canal Street Building Up for Lease, to Contribute to “Manhattan’s Next Great Retail Frontier”?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Photo by Wilson Rivera, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   When most New Yorkers think of Canal Street, they probably don’t think of quality retail. There the goods tend to come rolled out on street vendor mats with the brands misspelled, not behind glass windows in fine shopping plazas. Melinda Miller of Winick Realty Group, however, wants to usher in a [&hellip
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