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111 First Street

Identification

111 First Street
275040

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Structure in General

skyscraper
unbuilt [cancelled]
modernism

Usage

residential condominium
shop(s) work studio/atelier

Facts

  • The old P. Lorillard tobacco company warehouse at 111 First Street, formerly an artists' center, is slated for redevelopment as of summer 2006.
  • A preliminary agreement with the city permits the owner to demolish the building on condition the facade be reconstructed using the existing brick.
  • A zoning change approved by the city in July, 2006 will permit a tower as tall as 670 feet.
  • Rem Koolhaas of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture was announced as the project's architect on September 18, 2006.
  • The building is proposed to have 1.3 million square feet including 710 condominiums, 120 live/work units, 16,000 square feet of art galleries, and about 52,000 square feet of retail space.
  • The design announced in spring 2007 will consist of three boxes at alternating angles.
  • Demolition work began on August 21, 2006.

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Location

111 1st Street
07302
U.S.A.

Technical Data

625.18 ft
52
2008
2009

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Also recorded for this building:

developer, MEP engineering, structural engineering