Wednesday, April 3, 2013
So there are BIG plans in place for the busy instersection of Lafayette and East Houston. The property owner has designs on demolishing the bar Puck Fair (ever been? I haven't) and the BP station, as DNAinfo first reported on Monday.
Plans for the 7-story, 60,000-square-foot office-retail space were unveiled Monday night during Community Board 2's landmarks committee meeting, as reported by Curbed.
Here we go.
And! An upclose view...
I just fell off the rendering's balcony.
There are still a lot of hurdles to get this through city planning and all that. Read the details at Curbed and DNAinfo.
Anyway, if it all works out, then these new tenants will have the best views of the Calvin Klein billboard — and its rotating batch of ballsacks and boobs — in the city...
[Renderings up top: dbox for COOKFOX]