Preparations are underway for next month’s grand opening of Casa Cipriani, a private club and hotel at the historic Battery Maritime Building at 10 South Street in the Financial District. Construction recently completed on a 21st century steel and glass addition designed by Marvel with interiors by Thierry Despont atop the 112-year old Beaux Arts-style ferry terminal, which was originally designed by Walker & Morris and prominently stands along the waterfront. Measuring 263 feet wide and standing two stories tall, the 192,000-square-foot complex yields 47 hotel suites with private balconies overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and the inbound and outbound Staten Island Ferries across the New York Harbor. MJM Associates is the general contractor, Silman is the structural engineer, Langan is the civil engineer, Madson Black did the lighting, and Cipriani, Midtown Equities and Centaur Properties are the clients.
Exterior work is nearing completion on Plank Road, a 27-story residential building at 662 Pacific Street in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Formerly addressed as 37 Sixth Avenue, 495 Dean Street, and 664 Pacific Street, the 209,451-square-foot structure is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by The Brodsky Organization and will bring 312 rental units to the Pacific Park complex. The rectangular parcel is located between Dean and Pacific Streets.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 445 Vanderbilt Avenue, a five-story residential building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Loketch Group, the 44,875-square-foot structure yields 43 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 13 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $83,349 to $167,570.
Exterior work is continuing on The Paxton, a 511-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 540 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management, the 43-story, 330,000-square-foot building will yield 327 residential units, 71,844 square feet of commercial space, and 22,054 square feet of retail in the podium. M.N.S. is handling sales and marketing for the homes, which range from studios to three-bedroom layouts. The property is located at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street.
Façade installation is nearing completion on One Clinton, a 409-foot-tall mixed-use tower at 280 Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Hudson Companies, the 36-story, 295,000-square-foot structure will yield 134 residential units, a 9,000-square-foot STEM research center, and One Clinton Street Library, a new public library to replace the former Brooklyn Heights Library that once stood on the site. One Clinton sits on a narrow triangular plot bound by Clinton Street and Cadman Plaza West.