Signature Plans Move to Space in Midtown
da: The New York Times
After a wearying five-year search in which the Signature Theater Company was promised a new home at the former World Trade Center site and later in a community college auditorium on West Broadway, the organization now plans to move to a tower under construction on West 42nd Street, a few doors down from its current home.The Signature space, to be designed by Frank Gehry, would be at the base of a 58-story, 1.2-million-square-foot hotel and residential building being developed by Related Companies at 10th Avenue, near the strip of theaters known as Theater Row. The building was designed by Arquitectonica.
In 70,000 square feet of contiguous space to be known as the Signature Center, the Off Broadway company would operate one theater with 299 seats and two with 199, one of which would be flexible. The theater now has…