West 8 New York

Essex Crossing’s First Park Comes Into View on Broome Street

Posted November 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

Here is an early glimpse of the new park plaza Essex Crossing is bringing to the Lower East Side. Behind the boards at Site 5 – aka 145 Clinton Street – bones of the outdoor infrastructure are now in place. According to the weekly email update from Delancey Street Associates, this “plaza work” includes “staging […]

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Extell Begins Pouring Foundation at 250 South Street Site; West 8 Rumored Involvement

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:57 pm

For months, Extell Development Corp. has been pounding pylons for the new two-tower project at 250 South Street. A patchwork of iron beams dots the site; the beginning of the end. And now comes the first concrete of the project thus far. The foundation pouring began yesterday. Meanwhile, the rhythmic staccatto of hammering is impossible […]

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Plywood Now Surrounds Site 5 of Essex Crossing; Demolition of Firehouse Begins Next Week

Posted April 14, 2015 at 5:17 am

One by one the SPURA parcels are being boxed up and delivered to the developers of Essex Crossing. That historic firehouse sitting at 185 Broome Street is next to fall. It doesn’t matter that the 1930s-vintage building was here for decades; the (non-commissioned) landmark sits on development Site 5 and will be treated as such. […]

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CB3 Approves Designs of Essex Crossing Park on Broome Street

Posted November 14, 2014 at 5:00 am

You’re looking at the nearly-final rendering of the park planned for SPURA Site 5 of the Essex Crossing development. Once the historic firehouse at 185 Broome Street is razed in the coming months, the consortium of developers that comprise Delancey Street Associates will install its “urban oasis” in the 200-by-77-foot parcel carve out. To that end, […]

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Landscape Architects Present Park Renderings for ‘Lot 5′ of Essex Crossing Development

Posted July 11, 2014 at 6:06 am

When the Essex Crossing mega-development is completed a decade hence, the park planned for SPURA site 5 will be the only public open space in the whole project area. Currently a derelict parking lot, the parcel in question is a 15,000 square-foot rectangle on Broome Street, between Clinton and Suffolk, and buttressed by a school facility and residential […]

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Landscape Architects Outline Park Plans for ‘Lot 5’ of Essex Crossing Development

Posted March 20, 2014 at 6:03 am

Phase one of SPURA redevelopment under the Essex Crossing development – about half the total project – is slated for groundbreak in the first quarter of 2015. There are nine total parcels involved in the plan, but Lot 5 is currently under the microscope. It is on this derelict parking lot that construction of a residential […]

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