The removal of the Astor Place cube isn’t the only wind of change blowing around Cooper Square. The future dorm at 35 Cooper Square is now fully glassed.
You remember this one: back in May of 2011, developer Arun Bhatia demolished a 185-year-old building constructed by Nicholas William Stuyvesant, despite landmarking efforts by those who noted that the Federal-style house was once home to Beat poet Diane di Prima. The foundation of a 13-story dorm leased by Marymount Manhattan College was finally poured back in March.
And now she’s all grown up. What do we think? Here’s a look back at the rendering.