Category: New York Times

Historic Bank Buildings Get a Second Act

New developments across the city are repurposing the opulent spaces where New Yorkers once deposited their savings. The fate of the soaring, palatial and utterly impractical Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn was inevitable. The 16,750-square-foot, 40-foot-tall chamber, with seven kinds of marble flooring, a vaulted-tile dome and Corinthian columns, closed in 2016, a victim… Read more »


Another Financial District Building Converts to Residential

JOHN STREET, a narrow sliver that runs just eight blocks from Broadway to the South Street Seaport, has been the site of a large number of the office-to-residential conversions in the financial district. Now, one of its last remaining office towers has been tapped to become a rental building.   Read the full story here.