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Daniel Maurer As if Cooper Union didn’t have enough on its plate today, the East Village Community Coalition is circulating an online petition demanding that the school “not house students” in the former P.S. 64 building, which should instead be “returned to use for our community.” The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Cooper Union […]
GammaBlog Good morning, East Village. As you can see above, the former Life Cafe space is getting a new restaurant, Maiden Lane. Michael Natale, who posted interior shots to The Local’s Flickr pool, says it’ll open Wednesday. [GammaBlog] More details have emerged about the dormitory Gregg Singer has proposed for the old P.S. 64 building: […]
Curtis + Ginsberg Architects, LLPProposed changes to the north side. After an initial disapproval from the Department of Buildings, a plan to turn the former P.S. 64 building into dorms has gotten its first nod of support from Community Board 3. On Wednesday the Landmarks subcommittee voted to support developer Gregg Singer’s application for a Certificate of […]
Developer Gregg Singer says it’s “just part of the process.”
On the heels of an application to convert the former P.S. 64 building into college dorms, Villagers are again calling for the historic building to be used for non-profit organizations and low-income housing.
The owner of the building that housed P.S. 64 and then the CHARAS/El Bohio community center has applied for a permit to covert one of the East Village’s largest and most controversial vacant properties into a dormitory.
Locals want accommodations for community groups, but what leverage do they have?
New renderings obtained by The Local reveal the latest vision for the old P.S. 64 building, which is undergoing a controversial redevelopment.