Foundations Take Shape for Two-Tower Complex at 80 Clarkson and 570 Washington Street in West Village, Manhattan

Foundation work is progressing at 80 Clarkson Street and 570 Washington Street, the site of a two-tower residential complex in Manhattan’s West Village. Designed by COOKFOX Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Zeckendorf Development, Atlas Capital, and The Baupost Group, the $1.25 billion project will consist of 29- and 36-story towers spanning a total of 937,808 square feet with 440 units. WSP is the structural engineer for the project.

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489 Fifth Avenue’s Façade Replacement Progresses in Midtown, Manhattan

Re-cladding work is progressing on 489 Fifth Avenue, a 34-story Class A office building in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kahn & Jacobs in the 1970s, the 175,746-square-foot structure is in the process of an extensive exterior overhaul with modern, expansive glass replacing the former window grid on the main western elevation facing the New York Public Library and Bryant Park. RBG is listed as the owner of the property, which is alternately addressed as 12 East 42nd Street and stands on a 5,100-square-foot interior lot between East 41st and East 42nd Streets.

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LPC To Review Proposal For Wall Signage At 459 West Broadway In Soho, Manhattan

The New York Landmark Preservation Commission will review a proposal for new signage at 459 West Broadway, a six-story residential building in Soho‘s Cast Iron Historic District in Manhattan on Tuesday, February 27. The proposal, which was arranged by JPD Preservation Consulting and Overall Murals, is to replace the existing signage painted on the building’s façade and issue ten-year permits for a new painted sign approximately the same size and in the same location.

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