Michael Kang To Drop 9-Story Commercial Building at 89 Bowery

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 at 6:10 am by
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Looks like the monstrosity that is the Wyndham Garden Hotel will soon have some company. The vacant lot next door at 89 Bowery is primed for new development by a familiar character in these parts. Michael Kang returneth to the Lower East Side.

The usual plywood signage describing the new project arrived onsite within the last couple weeks. Just around the time the permit paperwork was filed with the DOB. Get ready for a new nine-story commercial-use building with an FAR of 6.49. What that means is 19,075 square-feet of office space (likely) and a community facility occupying 1,632 square-feet on the eighth floor. Scheduled completion is exactly one year from now. You think they’ll make the deadline?

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Michael Kang is concurrently working on the Delancey Bridge Tower development crosstown in the shadows of the Williamsburg Bridge, and was also behind the controversial Nolitan hotel on Kenmare.

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