Plans for a Lenox Hill Hospital expansion have been in the works for sometime now, and renderings show a 41-story residential building on part of the hospital’s Upper East Side property. This 490-foot-tall condominium tower will sit on the corner of East 76th Street and Park Avenue and include about 200 units, while a second 30-story tower will be built on the opposite Park Avenue corner at East 77th Street. This structure will include a “mother-baby” hospital wing as well as operating rooms, patient rooms, and programmable shared community spaces. The proposal calls for a total of 1.3 million square feet, up from the hospital’s current 780,000 square feet at 100 East 77th Street.
Northwell Health (formerly the North Shore-LIJ Health System) has filed applications for a two-story, 38,191-square-foot research building at 59-25 Little Neck Parkway, in Little Neck, Queens. The facility will feature a café and storage area/warehouse on the ground floor, followed by a business offices and laboratories on the second floor. Jeffrey Zutz’s NoMad-based Flad Architects is the architect of record. The 250-foot-wide, 56,000-square-foot property – bound by Little Neck Parkway, 59th Avenue, and 260th Street – is currently vacant. Until 2015, it was occupied by a two-story office building.