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Is this what is coming to Pier A? The same developers are doing this nearby, see article below
Battery Maritime lease deal
By LOIS WEISS New York Post
Posted: 12:08 AM, July 25, 2012
After years of negotiations and waiting for financing, The Dermot Co. and the Poulakakos family have finally closed on their 99-year plus-lease of the Battery Maritime Building with the city.
The lease, according to public documents, also has five, 10-year options to renew. Dermot principals were traveling and unavailable to comment, said a spokeswoman. The city’s Economic Development Corp. declined comment.
Architect Ishmael Leyva and interior specialists I©RAVE can now work their magic on the space to create restaurants, a live performance space, catering and a rooftop restaurant and bar.
Previous announcements said a new building will rise next door to accommodate a boutique hotel, now planned for just under 70 keys.
The Poulakakos family owns several food concepts including Harry’s Italian, Ulysses and Financier Patisserie.
Completed in 1909, the dramatic multi-story cast iron and copper BMB is now used for boarding the free Friday, weekend and holiday Monday ferries to Governors Island.
Clever bookkeeping by BPCA understates cost overruns of Pier A
Pier A is shaping up to be an extension of the touristy Liberty Tours scene, with booze