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33 Vestry Street Residential Building

Standing out with balanced distinction

Archi-Tectonics

America settentrionale | New York

The sober alignment of compact building fronts on the streets of TriBeCa speaks clearly of this New York neighborhood’s not-so-distant past. The ubiquitous worksites speak of its far-reaching transformation. Until the 1970s, TriBeCa - an acronym for Triangle Below Canal Street - was the hub of the cotton and textile trade, as testified by the buildings on Hudson Street, West and Harrison Street. As the industry declined and disappeared from TriBeCa in the Sixties and Seventies, the plentiful, now empty, commercial spaces began to attract several artists eager to leave the pricey Soho neighborhood nearby. The influx of the art world gave a whole new lease of life to the TriBeCa, which also received a commercial and residential boost, making it now one of the most attractive, sought-after areas of New York. Architect firm Archi-Tectonics has added another residential piece to the...

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