Completed: 2005

Architect: Cook + Fox Architects

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Brad Schwarz Lee & Associates 212.776.1290
JP Sutro Lee & Associates 212.776.1274
Olivia Hwang Lee & Associates 212.776.1238
Karen Rose The Durst Organization 212.667.8705
Eric Engelhardt The Durst Organization 212.667.8704

Historic Front Street

Historic Front Street is an award-winning restoration of 11 landmarked buildings and the design and construction of three new buildings. Comprising nearly an entire city block on Front Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip in the South Street Seaport Historic District, the properties include 95 residential rental units and 15 street level retail stores. The restoration and revitalization of Historic Front Street respects the character, scale and history of the area while becoming an important part of a revitalized 24/7 downtown that has seen extraordinary growth over the last decade. Lower Manhattan is now one of New York’s most desirable residential neighborhoods with a vibrant mix of housing, shopping, parks and cultural attractions. The addition of the Fulton Street Transit Center and World Trade Center Transit Hub makes Historic Front Street one of the most accessible areas in the City. Awards AIA National Housing Award, Multifamily Housing, 2008 Honor Award for Housing Design, AIA-NY/Boston Society of Architects, 2006 MASterworks Award for Best Residential Construction, Municipal Art Society, 2006 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award, New York Landmarks Conservancy, 2006 Charter Award, Congress for the New Urbanism, 2006 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award, Preservation League of New York State, 2006

Featured in the National Building Museum’s exhibit, “The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design”