The Landmarks Preservation Commission will again review proposals to partially renovate the ground floor of the historic Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank. The building is located at 49-51 Chambers Street in the Civic Center and could eventually house an immersive digital museum and gallery with rotating exhibitions.
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Howard Hughes Corporation could soon begin construction on a new waterfront restaurant and bar in the South Street Seaport District pending approval by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Known as Blockhouse Bar, the property is located along the East River Esplanade at 84 John Street, immediately beneath FDR Drive.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to review a proposal to partially renovate and repurpose the ground floor areas of the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank in Lower Manhattan into an immersive digital museum and gallery. Titled “Hall Des Lumieres,” the exhibition would feature 3D projections of the works of famed Austrian painter Gustav Klimt and would require architectural modifications to both the building’s façade and landmarked interiors.
Two sets of permits were filed this past week for 2455 Third Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx. One is for a 24-story mixed-use building and the other for a 23-story residential building. Located between East 134th Street and East 135th Street, the lot is near the 3 Avenue-138 Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Artimus NYC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 2339 Nostrand Avenue in Midwood, Brooklyn. Located between Avenue I and Avenue J, the lot is four blocks south of the Flatbush Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 train. Hampshire Properties is listed as the owner behind the applications.