Work is progressing on the white marble walls and dome framework of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Financial District. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the structure stands by the intersection of Greenwich Street and Liberty Street on the elevated Liberty Park, and will serve as the new home for the long-established church that was formerly located to the west of the park’s footprint at 155 Cedar Street. Calatrava’s architectural concept for the church was inspired by Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia and Church of the Holy Savior of Chora. A painting of Jesus Christ will adorn the underside of the dome’s highest point.
Renovation permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 27 Bank Street in Manhattan’s West Village. Located between West 4th Street and Greenwich Avenue, the interior lot is three blocks from the 14th Street subway station, serviced by the 1, 2, and 3 trains. Jennifer Oldfield is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is progressing at 21 Avenue B in Manhattan’s East Village. Designed by Gambino + LaPorta Architecture and developed by Terrence Lowenberg of Icon Realty Management, the project involves the combination of two existing multifamily rental property into a single structure and a two-story vertical addition.
BLDG Management Company has officially launched leasing at Stella LES, a new rental property at 251 East 2nd Street in the East Village, Manhattan. Designed by Rotwein + Blake Architects, the ten-story property houses 44 one- and two-bedroom apartments, many offering private balconies and terrace spaces.
BKSK Architects again appeared before the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) seeking approvals for a single-story addition and storefront infill at 63-65 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan. Considering the property’s location in the Meatpacking District, also referred…