Following multiple public bids to update and expand Manhattan’s Frick Collection, the museum will again present development plans to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in hopes of approval. Architect Annabelle Selldorf will still oversee design of the expansion in collaboration with architects of record, Beyer Blinder Belle.
Designed in a collaboration between NAVA and DXA Studios, updated renderings of 14 White Street have been released following previous unanimous approval from New York City’s Landmark Preservation Commission. The seven-story building will comprise 29,000 square feet containing a mix of residential and retail accommodations.
The Frick Collection will again present expansion proposals to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 29. Following widespread public outcry and eventual LPC disapproval in 2014, the new plans increase the building’s aboveground area by about 10 percent, relocate a portion of the collection below ground, create a new auditorium and visual entertainment areas, and increase accessibility for people in wheelchairs and mobility-impaired visitors.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will soon consider renovation proposals for 954 Madison Avenue, a historic corner property on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Iconic fashion label Carolina Herrera commissioned the project, hoping to enlarge the existing Madison Avenue flagship location.
Renderings have been revealed for a five-story residential building proposed for 514 Halsey Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The surrounding area is almost exclusively residential, with a few small commercial locations dotting the avenues nearby. The site is eight blocks away from the Utica Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the A and C trains. The project was put before the Brooklyn Community Board Landmarks Meeting earlier this month, and Romel Salam will be responsible for development.