Construction is now two stories above street level on Columbia University’s three-story, 55,980-square-foot University and Academic Conference Center at 3205 Broadway, located on the corner of West 125th Street in Harlem’s Manhattanville section. Steel beam construction can be seen thanks to an update by Harlem+Bespoke. The new building will include an information center, two auditoriums, offices, meeting rooms and a café.
Earlier this week, Empire State Development selected Lendlease Corporation and Turner Construction Company to build the 1.2-million-square-foot expansion at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located at 655 West 34th Street in Hudson Yards. Atlanta-based firm tvsdesign is the architect on the development team, Commercial Observer reported, and has presumably replaced FXFOWLE Architects.
Brooklyn-based Bawabeh Realty Holdings has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential project planned at 37 Herkimer Street, located in southwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The new building will measure 5,688 square feet and its residential units should average 664 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two apartments per floor on the ground and second floors, followed by two larger apartments across both the third and fourth floors. Aryeh Siegel’s Hudson Valley-based firm is the architect of record. The 2,000-square-foot lot is vacant.
Brooklyn-based developer Moshe Friedman has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential project at 61 Troutman Street, in western Bushwick. The new building will measure 7,184 square feet and its residential units should average 685 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two apartments per floor. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BEAM Architects is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is vacant.
Brooklyn-based Candor Capital has filed applications for a six-story, 17-unit residential building at 1764 Union Street, on the eastern end of Crown Heights. The project will measure 14,206 square feet and rise to a height of 63 feet. The residential units should average 705 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be a 396-square-foot recreational area behind the structure. Diego B. Aguilera’s Rego Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 3,483-square-foot lot was occupied by a two-story townhouse until the structure was demolished in October 2015.