Exterior work is nearing completion on 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial structure in Greenwich Village. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail. RAAD Studios designed the lobby space and Plus Design Studios designed the office interiors for the property, which is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street, on the border of the Meatpacking District, Chelsea, and West Village neighborhoods.
Permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 242 East 71st Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Located between Second and Third Avenues, the lot is one block south of the 72nd Street subway station, serviced by the Q train. Gatsby Enterprises is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has passed the halfway mark on 555 Greenwich Street, a 16-story commercial building in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by the joint venture Hudson Square Properties, which includes Trinity Church Wall Street, Hines, and Norges Bank Investment Management, the 270,000-square-foot structure will connect on nearly every floor with its adjacent neighbor at 345 Hudson Street via a horizontal overbuild, bringing the overall leasable space to 715,000 square feet. The project is also being designed as one of the city’s most sustainable buildings. Tishman Construction is the contractor for the building, which is rising on a plot bound by Greenwich Street to the west, Charlton Street to the south, and King Street to the north.
The first rendering has been released for 24-01 Queens Plaza North, a 19-story residential tower in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by ODA New York and developed by New Empire Corporation, the building will house more than 100 condominium units ranging from studios up to two-bedrooms. The amenity offerings will include a penthouse resident lounge, communal outdoor spaces, on-site parking, and a fitness center. The lower levels of the building will also house an unspecified commercial volume.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 23 West Street, a 14-story mixed-use building also addressed as 40 Oak Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects, the structure yields 216 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 205 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $54,583 to $103,120.