Foundation work is progressing on 555 Greenwich Street, a 16-story office building in Hudson Square. Formerly addressed as 561 Greenwich Street, the structure will yield 270,000 square feet and will connect on nearly every floor with the adjacent 345 Hudson Street. The project is designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by the joint venture Hudson Square Properties, which includes Trinity Church Wall Street, Norges Bank Investment Management, and Hines, and is planned to debut as one of the city’s most sustainable buildings.
Hudson Square is now home to ‘Restorative Ground,’ a temporary public art installation and pavilion designed by WIP Collaborative. The installation is located on King Street between Hudson and Greenwich Streets and arrives as part of the local community’s participation in New York City’s Open Streets Program.
Excavation is progressing at 561 Greenwich Street, the site of a 19-story, 260,000-square-foot commercial building in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Hines and Trinity Church Wall Street, the project will yield 199,353 square feet of newly built office space. The site is located between King Street and Charlton Street.
Construction preparations have yet to begin at Two Hudson Square, site of a 465-foot-tall mixed-use project in Hudson Square. Alternately addressed as 76 Varick Street, the vacant 32,699-square-foot property will give rise to a 26-story, 450,380-square-foot building designed by SHoP Architects and developed by a joint venture between Taconic Investment Partners and Nuveen, which acquired the land in a 99-year lease from Trinity Real Estate. The trapezoidal plot is bound by Canal Street to the south, Varick Street to the west, Grand Street to the north, and Sullivan Street and Duarte Square to the east.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) recently granted Trinity Church necessary approvals to modify signage on the grounds of both the historic church and cemetery grounds at 75 Broadway. This includes digital displays, flagpole signage, and bronze placards.