We'd heard rumblings of this, but now confirmation: the Western Beef building on far West 14th Street in the Meatpacking District (strategically nestled between Lotus and Markt) is soon to be no more. Reports Lois Weiss, "The 65,000-square-foot 'little jewel' is under contract and now destined to become a high-end retail/office project. 'We're working on those plans right now,' Taconic Partners' Paul Pariser told the Real Estate Board of New York luncheon crowd yesterday."
This one warrants a firm goddamnit. How many more Meatpacking landmarks remain to be pillaged? Let's do up a list.
· Meatpacker Packing Up [NYPost]