The Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to review a proposal to partially renovate and repurpose the ground floor areas of the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank in Lower Manhattan into an immersive digital museum and gallery. Titled “Hall Des Lumieres,” the exhibition would feature 3D projections of the works of famed Austrian painter Gustav Klimt and would require architectural modifications to both the building’s façade and landmarked interiors.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 150-13 89th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located at the intersection of 153rd Street and 89th Avenue, the lot is near the Sutphin Boulevard subway station, serviced by the F train. Chetrit Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. In 2015, YIMBY reported the same developer’s proposed redevelopment of Mary Immaculate Hospital on the block-long site, a 16-story rental complex with 339 apartments.
The Chetrit Organization launched leasing earlier this year for Parkhill City, a rental complex located just north of Rufus King Park in Jamaica, Queens. This week, the developer released new interior renderings including a first look at the property’s suite of residential amenities.
Excavation is moving along at 255 West 34th Street, a new 33-story, 330-room hotel just across from One Penn Plaza. The Chetrit Group is developing the Midtown site with Stonehill & Taylor Architects as the architect of record. Meanwhile a new rendering for the 155,594-square-foot development has been posted at the construction site, which is situated along the southern edge of the Garment District.
As seen through the green construction netting on-site, large hollow steel pilings are now sitting in the cold weather waiting to be driven into the ground by two piling machines at 9 DeKalb Avenue. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development and the Chetrit Group, excavation and foundation work for the 1,066-foot-tall supertall is making steady headway in Downtown Brooklyn.