Central Midtown-related news and updates.
Jean Nouvel's 75-story hotel-condo planned for 53 West 53rd street has been cleared by the Landmark Preservation Commission, The Real Deal has reported.
Continue reading: LPC Clears Way for Nouvel's MoMA Tower »
The NY Post reports that monthly parking rates have reached record levels: the median monthly midtown parking rate has hit $630, with some garages charging rates approaching $1,000. This is the most expensive neighborhood to park in the U.S. (Downtown Manhattan being the second most expensive area).
Source: $PACE RACE: MIDTOWN PARKING TOPS IN U.S. (NY Post) »
NY Post is [reporting] that
"The owner of the Russian Tea Room plans to build a luxury residential high-rise atop the famed eatery, which shut down in 2002."Apparently, just 17 apartments will take up no less than 29 floors (some will have a second level).