66 Allen Street

Evoking Department Store Past, The Ridley Launches Leasing on Allen Street with $19K Rental

Posted December 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

Here’s your chance to live in a nineteenth-century department store, albeit at luxury pricing. In an obvious nod to the pedigree of 66 Allen Street (aka 315 Grand) – the spot was once Ridley & Sons Department Store – the remodeled upper floors are repositioned as “luxury apartment rentals” called The Ridley. Not a “deal” […]

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LPC Approves Ridley’s Landmark Restoration and Penthouse Addition on Grand Street

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:00 am

​Half of the former Ridley & Son’s department store – designated a city landmark – will be restored as part of a new residential conversion project. Less than a month after the positive advisory recommendation from Community Board 3, the Landmarks Preservation Commission followed suit during the hearing on Tuesday. As previously reported, the owner […]

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Ridley’s Landmark Restoration and Penthouse Addition on Grand Street OK’d by CB3

Posted December 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

​That orange speck of two-by-fours atop 315 Grand Street (aka 66 Allen) is a prelude of a potential future for the Ridley & Sons department store landmark. A penthouse placement on the rooftop of the five-story former building. What you see is a mockup for illustrative purposes to help sway the Landmarks Preservation Commission into approval; […]

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Ridley’s Landmark Building on Grand Street Goes for Rooftop Appendage in Residential Conversion

Posted December 1, 2015 at 5:00 am

​Where the historic Ridley & Sons department store once stood on Grand Street, change is afoot. The westernmost structure in the complex – abutting the Pink Building – is on the docket for rooftop addition. Bromley Caldari Architects PC is the architect of record on the project, which includes a 900 square-foot addition atop the […]

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