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Carter's View

A vacant lot at 46-48 Bond Street adjacent to the Great Jones Lumber Yard in NoHo is the site of a planned 12-story condominium apartment building.

The site is one block north of the NoHo East Historic District.

The developer, Donald Capoccia, revised his plans after meetings with community organizations and is seeking a special permit from the city's Board of Standards & Appeals to rezone the site from manufacturing to permit residential uses.

Community Board 2 last night approved a resolution supporting the special permit, but wanted the 129-foot height of the proposed building reduced by 9 feet along with provisions that the minimum size of the apartments be 1,200 square feet and that any eating and drinking establishment on the first floor not have live music or dancing.

The building has been designed by Marvin Meltzer, the architect of the Gotham Court rental apartment building at 149-151 Essex Street that opened in 2003, and will have 29 units.

David B. Reck, the chairman of the board's zoning committee, told the board that the requested reduction in height might result in a building with a broader base and that the developer, who plans to replace cobblestones on the street, was not seeking extra bulk above a floor-to-area-ratio (FAR) of 5.

The Great Jones Lumber Yard site has been merged into one zoning lot with the development site.
Architecture Critic Carter Horsley Since 1997, Carter B. Horsley has been the editorial director of CityRealty. He began his journalistic career at The New York Times in 1961 where he spent 26 years as a reporter specializing in real estate & architectural news. In 1987, he became the architecture critic and real estate editor of The New York Post.
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