This week, Jack Resnick & Sons unveiled a newly renovated ground-floor lobby at Gracie Mews, a 35-story residential building at 401 East 80th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The renovations were designed and completed by Specter DeSouza Architects with R.P. Brennan General Contractors & Construction Managers.
Upper East Side
Architectural renderings from Robert A.M. Stern Architects offer a first look at a 20-story residential tower in Carnegie Hill, Manhattan. The new building is now taking shape at 1228 Madison Avenue between 88th and 89th Streets, just one block away from Central Park.
Today the Landmarks Preservation Commission will hear proposals from Hermès of Paris to renovate a historic structure at 706 Madison Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side Historic District. Built in 1921, the five-story Neo-Federal style building comprises approximately 40,000 square feet and includes two outdoor terraces. The scope of renovation includes the replacement of existing windows, doors, and metal railings.
International gallerist Salon 94 has partnered with Rafael Viñoly Architects to convert and expand the National Academy Museum’s former Upper East Side headquarters into a new gallery, research center, and residence. Located at 3 East 89th Street in Carnegie Hill, any alterations to the landmarked building require explicit approvals from the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 1594-1598 Second Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. According to the filing, the adjacent sites are owned by Kalimian Group under the ELK 300 East 83 LLC and currently house two five-story mixed-use buildings. Within the 60-feet-tall structures is a combined 17,540 square feet, eight units apiece, and ground-floor commercial space.