Gensler and The Olayan Group have revealed renderings of the dramatic renovation and modernization of 550 Madison Avenue. The iconic 647-foot-tall commercial skyscraper is located in Midtown East and was originally completed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee in 1984.
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council recently debuted the first permanent arts and culture center on Governors Island. Known as the LMCC Arts Center at Governors Island, the new building spans 40,000 square feet and contains a range of facilities including artist studios and gallery spaces, a performance center, and the island’s first outdoor café.
This month Long Island University and RXR Realty celebrated the commencement of a multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at the institution’s Downtown Brooklyn campus. Located near the buzzing intersection of Flatbush and Dekalb Avenues, the improvement plan arrives as part of an initiative to modernize existing academic and recreational facilities.
RXR Realty is set to move ahead with the second phase of Atlantic Station in downtown Stamford, Connecticut after securing a $97.5 million construction loan. The 26-story mixed-use project is located at 355 Atlantic Street and 405 Atlantic Street, just a short walk from Stamford Transportation Center.
A trio of big-name developers has launched leasing at 360 Huguenot, a 28-story, mixed-use development at 360 Huguenot Street in downtown New Rochelle. A collaboration by RXR Realty, ABS Partners, and Brause Realty, the new building contains 280 rentals, 14,000 square feet of retail, and a 10,000-square-foot arts and culture space.