From that profile, it might look almost exactly like a very tall 80 Flatbush.
China Oceanwide filed more permits on 6_16_17. Hopefully, it Will file a NB permit soon.
China Oceanwide’s website profile for this site says that a mixed use building with high end hotel and residential components has been certified by the Planning Commission.
documents filed today for sidewalk shed and fence installation around 83 South Street
Premises: 83 SOUTH STREET MANHATTAN
11 Job Description
INSTALLATION OF HEAVY DUTY PIPE SCAFFOLD AS SHOWN ON DRAWING. THERE WILL BE NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY. WE SHALL COMPLY WITH CHAPTER 33 OF 2014 B.C
So what does this mean? Is work imminent? Will we see renderings soon?
demolition is imminent. At the very least, the site will be cleared. The significance of this is grand, because multiple developers have owned the site with plans for redevelopment and none of them actually did anything.
Hopefully it’ll have a crown or a parapet to restore some of the classic downtown silhouette.
80 South will act as a counterbalance to 1 WTC’s dominance. We need more of that.
Looks like this one is starting to cross that important threshold between a proposal on paper and efforts being made to execute it.
I think the main part now is working out a mechanism to attract tenants in what can be considered a very saturated market.
Is this supposed to contain rentals and condos?
I think that both will move well.