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CurbedWire: A New Angle on Perry Street, Bank Disease

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WEST VILLAGE?Sure, our last check-in with Asymptote's somewhat slow-moving condo building at 166 Perry Street wasn't all that long ago, but who doesn't want another look at all that bendy glass? The mini-Meier, if you recall, will have quite the lobby. [CurbedWire Inbox]

BANKVILLE?Think bank backlash is something new? Writes a tipster: "I just found an interesting quote about the proliferation of banks in the city back in the day. From Page 60 of Ada Louise Huxtable's Will They Ever Finish Bruckner Boulevard? (New York: Macmillan Company, 1970): "...en masse they make streetscapes of suffocating dullness. There is, in fact, a kind of creeping bank disease laying a cold, dead hand on New York..." [CurbedWire Inbox]

166 Perry Street

166 Perry Street, New York, NY