Last year, 4.2 million people visited the Empire State Building’s observation deck through their Fifth Avenue lobby. What the visitors may not have realized is that office employees were using the same entrance. Thankfully, workers will no longer have to wade through crowds of wayward tourists every day. A new entrance officially opened yesterday for the famous Midtown supertall, designed to accommodate the large number of visitors and create a more engaging experience.
Along West Broadway between Warren Street and Murray Street, a new 55,000 square foot residential project is underway at 61 Warren Street, now known as 75 West Broadway. Excavation on the northern end of the…
Located in Williamsburg along Kent Avenue, between North 12th Street and North 13th Street, the full-block, eight-story structure at 25 Kent Avenue will soon contain over half a million square feet of office space. Combining 15-foot high ceilings for the office floors with waterfront views of Manhattan and Bushwick Inlet Park, future tenants will also have access to multiple outdoor terraces stepping up to a landscaped rooftop. The project is being designed by Hollwich Kushner and Gensler, and developed by Rubenstein Partners and Heritage Equity Partners.
Standing in the heart of Tribeca at the corner of Chambers Street and Church Street is 108 Chambers Street, a low-rise 10-story mixed-use residential building designed by Woods Bagot Architects and developed by Greystone Development. Now, the facade is beginning to be installed along Church Street, with waterproofing preceding glass panels. The concrete structure’s exterior will soon be faced in a mixture of glass and dark angled panels.
Alloy Development will today appear before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to obtain approval for a residential conversion in Brooklyn’s DUMBO Historic District. Located at 168 Plymouth Street, the development includes the transformation of a five-story structure at 50 Jay Street, and a neighboring seven-story building at 42 Jay Street.