Another Look at Horizon Group’s Conversion of Historic Rivington Street Library into Luxury

Posted on: August 25th, 2020 at 5:00 am by

The Beaux Arts library at 61 Rivington Street is amidst luxury conversion. Going on two years now. Finally, there is a rendering of what to expect here.

The Horizon Group, which acquired the historic building in May 2018 for $8.4 million, intends to impart this glassy twenty-foot extension atop the current four-story structure. The new glassy protrusion will deliver a total of approximately 14,000 square-feet of residential living split across eleven apartments.

Work onsite continues apace.

Issac Stern Achitects is the designer of record on the $848,000 endeavor, known as The Horizon at Rivington. The firm is also behind other familiar Lower East Side developments, including 50 Clinton Street and the Hotel Indigo.

Meanwhile, there is a long list of complaints and Department of Buildings actions, largely related to debris disposal (“there is debris falling out of windows”).

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