United States Sugar Building
79 Laight Street, TriBeCa, Manhattan
Conversion to residential lofts of a ten-story. 110,000sf warehouse building in the TriBeCa North Historic District.
Constructed in 1853, in a Utilitarian Style United States Sugar Building represents the 19th century legacy of New York City’s sugar industry. The building was used as a warehouse for sugar in conjunction with a sugar refinery immediately to the north. Conservation of the exterior and renovation of the interior including installation of set-back penthouse additions. An entirely new structural system was installed. Many of the units having two-stories spaces in the front and split level bedroom areas behind.
Landmarks Preservation Commission and City Planning Commission approval.