The Clinton Housing Development Company (CHDC) is planning to convert the six-story commercial building at 500 West 52nd Street, located on the corner of Tenth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen, into 46 affordable residential units exclusively for seniors who are performance artists. The conversion will also include the creation of 13,000 square feet of non-profit office space.
The building will be expanded upon by a single floor. The property is currently houses nine artists’ studios, the offices of INTAR Theatre, among other retailers and businesses. The tenants will be relocated to various other locations owned by CHDC, DNAinfo reported. The project is expected to be complete by 2020.
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