This week New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission will consider proposals to help preserve and rehabilitate the massive, vaulted dome ceiling of The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. If approved, the structure’s existing granite dome would be encased by a bronze-hued copper enclosure.
Designed by Kossar + Garry Architects, new renderings offer a first look at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Epiphany in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Positioned on a modest, interior lot at 716 Lincoln Place, the house of worship will rise two stories, with an additional cellar level below-ground as well as rooftop programming.
Permits have been filed for a five-story religious facility at 4902 14th Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The synagogue will rise in the heart of the neighborhood’s Jewish community. The site is five blocks away from the 50th Street subway station, serviced by the D trains. Manuel Scharf of Scharf Group LLC will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 618 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is eight blocks away from the G train, whose service was shut down this last weekend. Pastor Luis Pastruizaca is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story private school at 3801 Fort Hamilton Parkway in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The site is by the southern corner of the Greenwood Cemetery grounds. Five blocks away is the 9th Avenue subway station, serviced by D trains. 12 blocks away is the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by F and G trains. Yehuda Deutsch is listed as behind the applications.