The DOB OK'd the Karl Fischer-designed 94-unit, 9-story building with 72,000 square feet of residential, 9,500 square feet of commercial and 327 square feet (!) of "community space."
One mystery: He notes that the rendering that has made the rounds is actually 13 stories, a mere four over what the city approved.
In addition, two workers on the site told Fine that the building would be 13 stories. Maybe they thought no one would notice?
Previously on EV Grieve:
Those persistent rumors about 74-76 Third Avenue and the future of Nevada Smiths
The East Village will lose a parking lot and gain an apartment building
Former Nevada Smiths down to its last floor; city OKs work for new building
[Image via A Fine Blog]