Following initial feedback from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Dattner Architects is scheduled for another round of public hearings to present plans for a major restoration and expansion of the former Empire State Dairy building at 2840 Atlantic Avenue in East New York. New renderings of the project reveal a modified façade, reorganization of rooftop mechanicals, and slightly altered window systems.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 227 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Located between Willoughby Street and Fulton Street, the lot is located near several subway stations, including Hoyt Street with the 2 and 3 trains; DeKalb Avenue with the B, Q, and R trains; and Jay Street-Metrotech with the A, C, and F trains. Also nearby are a few high-rise residential developments in progress like 9 DeKalb Avenue and Brooklyn Point at 138 Willoughby Street. Samiel Hansab under the 227 Duffield Street Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction of the curtain wall of 25 Great Jones Street, aka 22 Bond Street, is moving swiftly. The thin steel fins that run vertically down the length of the main elevation in front of the floor-to-ceiling glass panels have been installed. Located in NoHo between Great Jones Street and Bond Street, the 11-story condominium building is designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Second Development Services and Richport Group. The structure will contain six units with prices starting at $9.8 million, and will include a penthouse that reportedly spans about 4,000 square feet.
The first several floors have been constructed for the new Hotel Indigo at 120 Water Street in the Financial District. The ground-up project is designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by Atlas Development. Fortuna Realty Group will serve as hotel management. The slim building will rise 28 stories between Wall Street and the East River, and will yield 52,000 square feet with 128 rooms, a cellar-level fitness center, a ground-floor restaurant, and a 25th-floor venue space. The project broke ground in 2017 and progress has been slow until recently.
Architecture firm Studio Gang’s stunning contribution to Manhattan’s iconic High Line Park is now complete. Known simply as ‘Solar Carve’, the 10-story office building features a prismatic, gem-like façade designed to reduce the structure’s shadow on the surrounding neighborhood.