Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 302 81st Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Third Avenue and 81st Street, the lot is four blocks south of the 77th Street subway station, serviced by the R train. Meridian Properties is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A trio of rental buildings is now complete near the southern boundary of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at 20, 24, and 26 Marcy Avenue, the buildings share a corrugated metal façade that gives the appearance of one unified structure.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 85 4th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of St. Marks Place and 4th Avenue, the lot is three blocks south of the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R trains. Harry Einhorn under the 85 4th Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The seven-story Nordstrom flagship at the base of Central Park Tower, aka 217 West 57th Street, is finally open for business. Thursday, October 24 marked the official opening of the massive 320,000-square-foot store, its largest in New York. The main doors are located along West 57th Street underneath the wavy, transparent glass curtain wall. James Carpenter Design Associates is the designer for the store, collaborating with Nordstrom’s inhouse design team to work with architects, CallisonRTKL. Extell is the developer of the 1,550-foot-high Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed supertall. This is the first portion of the property that is finished.
The residential conversion of One Wall Street is continuing above the streets of the Financial District and is the largest office-to-condominium conversion project in New York City real estate history. Down at street level, work is moving along on the upcoming 44,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market that will open at the corner of Broadway and Exchange Place. The glass curtain wall addition protrudes from the mid-20th century annex of the property and will also include a Life Time fitness center on the second floor. SLCE Architects is the architect of record, and Macklowe Properties is the developer of the $1.5 billion project. CORE is handling sales and marketing of the planned 566 residential units above the new retail space.