Special Little Italy District
Posted August 11, 2014 at 6:10 am
The trendy transformation from car-park to condoplex is nearly complete at 224 Mulberry Street. It’s been a complete construction zone these last few months, resulting in the new superstructure you now see. Half the netting was recently removed to reveal the all-brick exterior. The recent addition of a banner advertises that sales begin in “late […]
Posted March 20, 2013 at 6:26 am
The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors and its East Bowery Preservation Plan received another huge endorsement last week.
Posted February 11, 2013 at 6:49 am
As architecture on the east side of the Bowery continues to reach toward the heavens, the skyline across the way remains a constant low-rise height. No more than eighty-five feet and with frontage mainly of masonry. And for one reason – the Special Little Italy District zoning designation. For years, however, the Bowery Alliance of […]
Last modified February 19, 2018 at 11:47 am
Community uproar was in no short supply back in 2010 as the Nolitan hotel quickly rose at the corner of Kenmare and Elizabeth Streets.
Posted July 24, 2012 at 6:48 am
The years-in-the-making proposal to protect the east side of Bowery from rampant over-development gained some much-needed momentum last week.
Posted April 19, 2012 at 6:19 am
At issue is the alleged non-compliance of the new structure within the current zoning of the Special Little Italy District (“SLID”) along the west side of the Bowery.
Posted April 12, 2010 at 6:34 am
Since last summer, the Nolitan has made local headlines for its gross violation of zoning restrictions in a protected district. The fifty-five-room boutique hotel resides at 30 Kenmare Street in the Special Little Italy District, which caps building heights at eight stories, or 85 feet. This particular Tetris-inspired monstrosity rises nine floors, with an additional […]