Plans to construct a pair of high-rise towers at 250 Water Street in the South Street Seaport Historic District have been dramatically scaled down, as revealed in updated proposals from Howard Hughes Corporation and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Additional members of the project team include architects JHPA and historic preservation consultants Higgins Quasebarth & Partners.
A recently completed Environmental Assessment Study reveals detailed floor plans and scope of renovation for the historic Windemere Building in Hell’s Kitchen. Located at 400 West 57th Street on Ninth Avenue, the property was constructed in 1881 by developer Henry Sterling Goodale and is recognized as the area’s first large multi-family apartment complex.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will this week review updated proposals to renovate an existing commercial office building and construct a ground-up ten-story building at 122 Fifth Avenue in Union Square, Manhattan. The T-shaped property is located within the Ladies Mile Historic District and was originally completed in 1899 by architect Robert Maynicke and real estate developer Henry Corn.
The transformation of the City Square commercial complex in White Plains, New York will soon include a new outdoor sculpture from Bulgarian artist Georgi Minchev. Entitled Fragments of Something Bigger, the steel teardrop sculpture will stand nearly 18 feet tall in front of 50 Main Street.
Development plans and preliminary renderings are now public for a 23-story commercial tower at 500 Kent Avenue on the South Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn, following submission to the Department of City Planning.