One of the most significant houses of worship in New York City history is about to receive a $98.6 million renovation that will partially close the church for nearly two years. Trinity Church has long been a landmark to the Financial District, which is why the Church Leadership considers the project vital.
An enormous new healthcare center has opened its doors on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The 740,000 square foot structure is located between 68th and 69th Street, on York Avenue, and is the latest addition to the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center campus. Three different design firms, HOK, Ballinger, and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners worked in collaboration for the project.
Permits have been filed for a three-story YMCA at 1250 East 229th Street, in Edenwald, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the Baychester Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The non-profit New York City Economic Development Corporation is listed as behind the applications.
Located in the southwest corner of Long Island City, a new, three-story industrial building will take shape along a winding, undeveloped stretch of Newton Creek. The lot measures 37,543 square feet, and is officially zoned for warehouse, storage, and light industrial use.
Construction at 277 Fifth Avenue is moving along quickly, with just thirteen floors of façade installation remaining. Victor Group and Lendlease are developing the 55-story skyscraper in NoMad, on the corner of 30th Street. The tower, designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects, has a dark-indigo façade made of reinforced cast-concrete panels, fabricated in Finland. Multi-layered glazed curtain walls were designed for optimal thermal and acoustical performance, and there is also a cantilever over its southern neighbor.