40 Bleecker Street‘s detailed curtain wall is finally being unveiled from behind the black netting and scaffolding. The rounded glass and brick corners and subtle appointments between the floor-to ceiling windows can now be appreciated from street level. The façade consists of large windows vertically grouped in two-story pairs among a tight narrow grid across the wide western elevation facing Mulberry Street and the shorter northern profile along Bleecker Street. The 12-story residential building in NoHo is designed by Rawlings Architects and developed by Broad Street Development, and will include a total of 61 one- to five-bedroom units.
Developers and city officials recently celebrated the commencement of construction at Peninsula, a five-acre mixed-use complex in The Bronx. Located in Hunts Point, the project includes a complete transformation and conversion of the defunct Spofford Juvenile Detention Center.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 123 West 57th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by Alchemy Properties. It currently houses Calvary Baptist Church and the Salisbury Hotel, a 16-story, 153-foot-tall structure built in 1930.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 64-29 218th Street in Flushing, Queens. Located between 64th Avenue and 67th Avenue, the lot is also addressed as 64-45 218th Street. The closest train station is Port Washington on the Long Island Railroad. NYC School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
COOKFOX Architect’s 24-story Flatiron District project at 39 West 23rd Street is now topped out. Wedged in the middle of one of Manhattan’s busiest thoroughfares between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, the reinforced concrete structure features a cantilever on the eastern elevation above its adjacent low-rise neighbor. Anbau Enterprises is the developer of the residential building, which actually consists of two superstructures separated by an internal courtyard.