Exterior view of the reimagined Cooper Park Houses - Peterson Rich Office

Peterson Rich Office, Regional Plan Association Reveal Comprehensive Design Strategy for NYCHA Properties

The Regional Plan Association of New York and Peterson Rich Office, a Brooklyn-based design studio, have released an in-depth report to help the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) identify and adopt scalable design solutions for new and existing properties. Led by the founders of Peterson Rich Office, the core focus of the research focuses on the creation of healthier homes for the 600,000 New Yorkers who live in NYCHA apartments.

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114 East 198th Street in Fordham, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 114 East 198th Street in Fordham, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 114 East 198th Street in Fordham, The Bronx. Located between Creston Avenue and Grand Concourse, the lot is closest to the two Bedford Park Boulevard subway stations, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Joel Mandel under the 114 East 198 BSD, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Demolition Prep Underway at 15 Beekman Street in the Financial District

Demolition prep is underway at 15 Beekman Street, a 14-story structure in the Financial District. Located by the corner of Nassau and Beekman Streets directly across from Frank Gehry’s residential skyscraper at 8 Spruce Street, the site will eventually give rise to a 27-story mixed-use tower addressed as 126-132 Nassau Street. SL Green Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications for the future 338-foot-tall Pace University academic center and dormitory. Manish Chadha of Ismael Leyva Architects is listed as the architect of record.

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