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October 27, 2017
Greg Smith says 60-story tower was ‘too big for us'; new plan is 28 stories
NBBJ is designing what Smith says will be an ‘uber-cool,' tech-forward office building, with retail and underground parking.
On Second, the 1903 Marion Building — home to Metropolitan Grill — and the Melhorn Building will remain. The Metropolitan Grill is staying, with a long-term lease.
Urban Visions has dropped its plans for 888 Tower — which was first announced as 77 stories, and then scaled back to 60 — on the full block it owns between Second and Third avenues, and Marion and Columbia streets.
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