The Landmarks Preservation Commission is set to review proposals for the renovation of a 14-story office building at 140 West 57th Street in Midtown. Designed by MdeAs Architects, the scope of work involves alterations to the main façade along West 57th Street, changes to exterior elements at the rear courtyard elevation, renovation of interior spaces, and a partial roof-level expansion.
The Feil Organization
The landmarked, Neo-Renaissance office building at 140 West 57th Street is about to become condos, bringing even more pricey apartments to Billionaires’ Row.
Property owner Feil Organization is now clearing out a majority of the 14-story, 80,000-square-foot commercial building at 140 West 57th Street, along “Billionaires’ Row” in Midtown. The third through 14th floors are possibly getting a condominium conversion, the New York Post reported, although plans are not yet confirmed. The space could also get an office renovation or a hotel conversion, but plans for apartments have already been drawn up and are apparently further along. The three-level Morton Williams supermarket, located along the street level, will be unaffected. The property is an individual landmark, which means any exterior alterations that go into a renovation or conversion must be approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
The Feil Organization purchased the three-story, 28,000 square-foot office building at 356 Fulton Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, for $43 million just before New Year’s. The Midtown-based developer has not disclosed plans for the site, though it could accommodate a new mixed-use building with 87,000 and 104,000 square feet of residential and commercial space, respectively. The property was acquired from and was occupied by Capital One, according to The Real Deal.