Last fall, the Landmarks Preservation Commission finally granted JHSF Participacoes, a Brazilian development company, permission to demolish 815 Fifth Avenue, the oldest building on Fifth Avenue. But with the building’s days numbered, few are mourning the loss of the historic structure. [more]
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Plans for a 14-story high-rise at 815 Fifth Avenue, wedged between two stately towers, have been rejected for a second time by Community Board 8′s Landmarks Committee, Curbed reported. Brazilian developer JHSF Participacoes S.A., as The Real Deal reported, purchased the 12-apartment, two-office building site for $32 million last year and has angered residents in the neighborhood by proposing to more than double height of the building — the oldest on Fifth Avenue between 59th and 110th streets…. [more]
On an historic, stately stretch of Fifth Avenue, a proposal by a Brazilian developer for a luxury high-rise is threatening to disrupt the peace.
Residents of two Central Park-facing buildings, at 812 and 817 Fifth Avenue, are gearing up to fight a structure planned for 815 Fifth Avenue that they described in a letter to fellow residents as “contemporary” and “incompatible” with the character of the neighborhood, The Real Deal has learned. [more]