The Real Deal New York

Calatrava cubes to rise?

February 28, 2007 12:00AM

Gregg Pasquarelli, a partner with SHoP Architects who is also the architect for the city’s planned East River Waterfront, said at a Community Board 1 meeting last night that the Santiago Calatrava-designed 80 South Street project was “still alive.” The architecturally ambitious — and prohibitively expensive — skyscraper planned for the South Street Seaport area has been discussed for three years. As of December, the project’s marketing company had been fired; no sales had been reported for the tower’s 10 glass townhouses, which are priced at $29 million and up; and the Dept. of Buildings was about to consider 80 South’s building plans “dormant.” more [Curbed]

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