The historic Park 79 Hotel on Manhattan’s Upper West Side will soon be home to a new deeply affordable senior housing property following the successful acquisition of construction financing to complete the project. Located at 117 West 79th Street near Columbus Avenue, the seven-story building will eventually comprise 77 housing units with on-site supportive and social services administered by Project FIND. The property will remain affordable for seniors for at least 60 years through a regulatory agreement with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will soon review proposals from Morris Adjmi Architects and Hope Street Capital to construct a seven-story residential building behind a historic church at 959 Sterling Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Known today as the Hebron Seventh Day Adventist School, the structure was originally completed in 1889 and designated a New York City landmark in 2011.
Yesterday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) overheard proposals to construct a single-story rooftop expansion at 405 Vanderbilt Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The two-story townhouse is owned by actress Carmen Ejogo, who has commissioned VonDalwig Architecture to design the addition.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will soon review proposals to construct a new nine-story residential building on the campus of St. James Church Fordham in The Bronx. The scope of work also includes restoration of the church’s aging façade and modifications to the building’s internal organization.
Proposals to construct a new public library in DUMBO, Brooklyn have received preliminary approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Adams Street Library, the new property will be the first new branch to debut under the Brooklyn Public Library network.