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 »

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Tour: 20 Broad

Construction is wrapping up at Metro Loft Developers’ 20 Broad Street office-to-residential conversion in the Financial District. The 1956 tower served as the New York Stock Exchange headquarters before the recent conversion and expansion into a residential rental building. CetraRuddy has led the renovation of the 29-story tower, which will offer 533 units ranging from… Read more »

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The Weeknd and Bella Hadid rent $60K-per-month penthouse

New York’s “it” building for celebrities has just become even more star-studded. The Weeknd, a k a Abel Tesfaye, and his girlfriend, model Bella Hadid are living it up in a penthouse at 443 Greenwich St. in Tribeca, Gimme Shelter can exclusively reveal. The sprawling, 5,004-square-foot spread has a flexible four-bedroom layout, four full bathrooms, a powder… Read more »

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