Earlier this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo and community leaders celebrated the commencement of construction on Circle of Heroes, a new monument in Battery Park City. The monument will honor the continuous dedication and sacrifices made by essential workers in New York State.
A new art exhibit opened to the public yesterday at the World Trade Center Oculus in Manhattan’s Financial District. Titled Resurgence, the collection is curated by Clayton Calvert, a painter, sculptor, and installation artist. The exhibit features 28 established and emerging artists, including World Trade Center resident artists, with work that speaks to the resiliency and resurgence of New York City.
Curtain wall installation is progressing on 300 West 30th Street, a 16-story residential building in Chelsea. Designed by Studio C Architects and developed by Hiwin USA, the property is located at the corner of West 30th Street and Eighth Avenue, a short walk from Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, and the new Moynihan Train Hall, and will yield 80 residential units and ground-floor retail space. The developer purchased the site from Salt Equities for $27.5 million in May 2018.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 15 Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Located between West 10th Street and Christopher Street, the 1,500-square-foot site has 20 feet of street frontage.
This weekend, L.E.A.F will launch its inaugural flower festival in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. The event aligns with the expansion of the district’s Open Streets program, which includes the installation of new planter barricades that reduce vehicular traffic.