Landmarks approves Sullivan-Thompson historic district

A decade-long campaign to block unfettered development in Manhattan’s South Village came to a close yesterday, with the Landmarks Preservation Commission voting to designate the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District. The commission voted unanimously to designate the Lower Manhattan district, Curbed reported. The area — which is bound by West Houston Street on the north, Watts Street […]

City plans to extend the South Village Historic District

The Landmarks Preservation Commission intends to introduce next month a new extension for the South Village Historic District, appeasing preservationists and possibly paving the way for a planned mixed-use complex nearby at 550 Washington Street. Developers Westbrook Partners and Atlas Capital Group need City Council approval for the 1.7 million-square-foot development they have planned at […]