There is a current design for 80 South Street. This was the site that was ear-marked for the quite incredible Calatrava building that got quashed by the GFC. The current design, by Tony Morali and Associates, makes reference to the Calatrava design in a more conventional way (it is, although, an interesting design based on
Sanford I. Weill, the former chairman and chief executive of Citigroup Inc., has put one of the most celebrated postwar penthouses in Manhattan on the market for $88 million, saying that at a difficult period in the country's history, it is "a pretty good time" for wealthy Americans "to be quiet."
Fascinating layered history and facade reuse and reinterpretation at Union Square.
It would be a fast turnaround for an ordinary building, but for the finest French starchitecture has to offer—quelle horreur! We might have guessed the lobby rocks threw things out of balance, but it turns out the boulders are just three of many horreurs plaguing the building's buyers.
Brooklyn would look very different today without Robert Scarano. The architect of hundreds of buildings, Scarano was incredibly prolific during the aughts building boom, especially in Williamsburg. He became known as a developer’s best partner, a man who could squeeze every salable square foot onto a lot.