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May News Roundup

May news highlights include business openings on the horizon and construction projects making progress. Stay in the know with the latest Flatiron News.

Restaurants & Bars

District Businesses

Real Estate

  • The NoMad Hotel entered foreclosure this month and will be on the market soon (via The Real Deal).
  • The Flatiron Building undergoes continue its total interior renovation as most of the building remains tenant-free (via Bloomberg).
  • SL Green Realty sold their Midtown South Office located 635-641 Sixth Avenue for $325 million (via GlobeSt.com)
  • Timothy Outlon, a British furniture brand, plans to open its flagship store at 901 Broadway. 
  • The company signed a10 year lease (via Crain's New York).
  • Boston Properties is buying the leasehold interest in 360 Park Avenue South building for $300 million (via Commercial Observer).
  • Amir Loloi, the owner of the rug manufacturer Loloi Rugs, bought 260 Fifth Avenue, a 12-story office building for $52.5 million (via Commerical Observer).

Around the Neighborhood

  • Carnegie Hall announced their lineup for the summer 2021 season of Carnegie Hall Citywide. The series includes free concerts throughout the five boroughs including with Madison Square Park Conservancy (via Broadway World).
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Farragut Monument in Madison Square Park was listed as one of Wall Street Journal's top five landmarks to visit (via Wall Street Journal).
  • The National Museum of Mathematics hosts afternoon plaza events as their location remains closed due to the COVID-19 restrictions (via Time Out New York).
  • Maya Lin's Ghost Forest and its message to draw attention to the impacts of climate change were mentioned in "Odd, eerie and haunting’: behind Maya Lin’s Manhattan ghost forest" (via The Guardian)
  • Theodore Roosevelt's original home in the Flatiron District joined the National Register of Historic Places and is a museum (via Gwinnett Daily Post).
  • Blessed Unrest theater company presented Touch, a movement piece, as part of the Open Culture program on 26th Street by Madison Square Park (via The Reviews Hub).

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Main Page Photo Credit: Madison Square Park

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