An 11-block stretch of Park Avenue in Midtown East may soon be transformed into a corridor of experiential galleries and venue spaces. According to New York City Council member Keith Powers, transformation of the Park Avenue Malls, a series of enclosed green spaces and traffic medians between 46th and 57th Streets along the avenue, is set to proceed to the next phase of project planning. This includes the retention of a landscape architect to create a master plan for project.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 563 West 170th Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Located between St. Nicholas Avenue and Audubon Avenue, the lot is two blocks north of the 168th Street subway stations, serviced by the A, C, and 1 trains. Mike Reznik under the WH Capital LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 23-story mixed-use building at 250 W 49th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, the lot is one block west of the 49th Street subway station, serviced by the N, R, and W trains. The Hakimian Organization is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Zar Property NY has nearly completed the renovation of an eight-story commercial office building at 349 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Located across the street from the Empire State Building, the property now offers tenants a bright new lobby, a roof terrace, modernized elevator cabs, and 8,000-square-foot through-floor offices with minimal columns or dividing walls to maximize the flow of natural light.
Construction teams at TSX Broadway, a mixed-use hotel tower at 1568 Broadway in Times Square, have begun work on the lifting of the Palace Theatre. The historic venue is being hoisted 30 feet above street level to make way for ground-floor retail space.