The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals from Howard Hughes Corporation to construct a new pair of high-rise towers at 250 Water Street and a multi-phase expansion of the South Street Seaport Museum in Manhattan’s Financial District. The developer has selected Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as lead architect with supporting design services from JHPA and historic preservation experts Higgins Quasebarth & Partners.
Demolition could begin soon at 777 Eighth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen, where a 27-story hotel has been proposed. From the prolific architect-developer duo of Gene Kaufman Architect and McSam Hotel Group, as well as additional owner TSGL 8th Avenue LLC, the building will rise from a 5,000-square-foot plot on the west side of the block between West 47th and 48th Streets, not far from Times Square.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 382 Remsen Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Lenox Road and Remsen Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Yoel Horowitz of Highline Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
New renderings from Handel Architects reveal The Set, a 587-foot-tall residential skyscraper under construction at 451 Tenth Avenue in Hudson Yards. Developed by Related Companies, the 45-story structure is rising from a 17,280-square-foot L-shaped lot at the corner of Tenth Avenue and West 35th Street, directly to the north of Bjarke Ingels‘ 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral. Though it’s unclear which final form the building will take in terms of color palette, the renderings are likely a good indication of what’s to come for the reinforced concrete edifice that’s already several floors above street level.
New renderings from Issac & Stern Architects reveal a seven-story condominium development currently under construction at 429 Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. From local developer Benjamin Pinover of Dragonfly Design Build LLC, the building will yield 40 units ranging from studios to two-bedrooms.