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148 Lafayette

A Green Office + Commercial Building in New York, NY.
  • 148 Lafayette St.
  • New York
  • NY
  • 10013
  • Cook + Fox
  • 212-477-4521
  • Map

  • Once known as the Bradstreet Building for the weekly journal of trade and finance printed there, this quintessential, turn-of-the-century SoHo industrial building features ornamental brickwork and wide open loft spaces. Although the cellar no longer accommodates mail delivery horses, the original cast iron storefronts speak of a time when the ground floor served as a post office and the lofts above housed printing presses, and clothing manufacturers. Renovations in progress include new cores, restrooms, lobby, elevators, state of the art mechanical and electrical upgrades and the addition of a penthouse and accessible green roof terrace. Floors will be open, loft-like in feel with new red oak hardwood floors in widths of 2 ¼” and 4” by random lengths. The exterior brick walls will remain exposed (brick can be painted or corn blasted to reveal original brick color and texture).
  • Northwest corner of Lafayette and Howard Streets.
    Subway to Canal Street: N/Q/R/W, J/M/Z, and 6 trains
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 153400
  • No. floors
  • 12
  • Certification
  • LEED Registered/Certifed (LEED-CS Gold)
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • BMS with programmable cooling controls

    Under floor air at penthouse level

    Central fresh air system with CO2 sensors

    Each floor submetered

    Day lighting and operable windows
  • Green Products
  • Reuse of existing building (98% of core and shell)

    Recycled and environmentally friendly materials
  • Water Conservation Features
  • Accessible drought resistant green roof

    Water efficient fixtures
  • Transportation
  • Bicycle storage and showers
  • Window brand
  • Two-toned aluminum tilt and turn windows with1-inch IGU and low e glazing
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Commercial Office
  • Designer
  • Cook+Fox Architects
  • Builder
  • Everett Construction Co