RockFarmer Properties is readying for the second phase of Astoria Lights, a redevelopment of a 20s-era property in Astoria, Queens. Originally constructed in 1929, RockFarmer began the first phase of the conversion of in 2014, which introduced 57 co-op apartments. Phase two of the development will include an additional 38 units that are on track to launch in 2020. With completion just one year away, developers have unveiled a sales gallery and model residence with pricing beginning at $475,000.
Manhattan’s iconic MetLife Building will soon undergo a major renovation of ground floor lobby areas, including the reinstatement of a long-shuttered connection to Grand Central Terminal. Tishman Speyer, the building’s current owner, has commissioned MdeAs Architect to reimagine the space.
Developers will again appear before the Landmarks Preservation Commission seeking approvals to renovate and redesign 550 Madison Avenue. This follows impassioned NIMBY outcry against the original proposal.
Almost a year after WeWork announced its $850 million acquisition of the Lord & Taylor Building, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will now review plans to renovate and refurbish the iconic site, which will eventually serve as WeWork’s new global headquarters.
Oxford Property Group has revealed plans to redevelop the defunct St. John’s Terminal at 550 Washington Street in , Manhattan. The announcement arrives with new renderings from COOKFOX Architects revealing an industrial-textured office building comprised of concrete, exposed metal elements, and a sweeping series of factory-mullioned windows.