The outdoor plaza fronting 300 Ashland Place in Downtown Brooklyn is now home to an illuminated public sculpture for all to explore. Titled “Breathing Pavilion,” the interactive sculptures are designed by Ekene Ijeoma and form the artist’s premier public installation in New York City.
Kingsley House, an affordable senior housing in Westchester County will soon get a major rehabilitation to the tune of $35.8 million. New York State Homes and Community Renewal, MDG Design + Construction LLC, Smith & Henzy Advisory Group, Inc. are partnering up to renovate and preserve the affordability of 164 units in the Mitchell-Lama housing development at 41 Barker Avenue in White Plains.
Permits have been filed for a two-story residential building at 1239 Forest Hill Road in New Springville, Staten Island. Located near the intersection of Rockland Avenue and Forest Hill Road, the L-shaped lot is within walking distance of Latourette Park. Nazim Bashirov of ESL10 Properties LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is taking another step toward completion on 111 West 57th Street, a 1,428-foot residential supertall on Midtown, Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row, as the construction elevator has been disassembled from the northern elevation. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners, 111 West 57th Street is the world’s most slender building with a height-to-width ratio of 24:1, and features 60 units designed by Studio Sofield and marketed by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing.
Construction is wrapping up on 16 East 30th Street, a 22-story hotel in NoMad. Designed by Brooklyn-based firm Baobab Architects and NAA, the 37,000-square-foot structure stands 225 feet tall and will yield 102 guest rooms. The building rises from a small parcel between Madison and Fifth Avenues, next to a multi-story parking garage and adjacent to the base of Sky House, a slender residential skyscraper completed in 2008.