Wired revealed renderings earlier today of Bjarke Ingels’ fantastic vision for 2 World Trade Center, also known as 200 Greenwich Street. Last week, News Corp. and 21st Century Fox signed a letter of intent to lease 1.3 million square feet at Silverstein’s 2 World Trade Center, in the Financial District, which would warrant the building’s redesign by BIG and eventual construction.
Steel beams have been erected up to the second floor of Adam America’s and Horizon Group’s 12-story, 38-condo-unit mixed-use building at 100 Norfolk Street, on the Lower East Side. Bowery Boogie reports construction has been crawling along, and the project may not make its scheduled completion for 2016. The building is over 85% sold, according to REW, and 11,250 square feet of retail is planned. ODA Architecture is designing.
Benny Imani, operating under an LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, 20,000 square-foot warehouse building at 63 Alabama Avenue, three blocks east from Broadway Junction in East New York. According to Schedule A, the building will be used for storage, and Gerald Caliendo is designing. The plot of land is currently vacant.
DHA Capital is in contract to purchase the three-story parking garage located at 75 Kenmare Street, in Nolita, for roughly $50 million, according to Bowery Boogie. The new owner plans to develop a 68,000 square-foot mixed-use building featuring luxury residential units and retail space. Most units will measure closer to 1,000 square feet, smaller than other new-construction condos in the area, according to The Real Deal, who was also the first to report the news.
The Turtle Bay outpost of AKA’s condo-style extended-stay residences is getting a revamp, and the company sent along renderings of the new interiors for the 21-story tower at 234 East 46th Street.