Following a series appeals to the Landmarks Preservation Commission and eventual approval in June 2020, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) will soon debut at 361 Central Park West on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Architect of record FXCollaborative has released new renderings of the museum, which will occupy a former church and New York City landmark.
Due to fair housing concerns, New York City plans to suspend the Affordable Independent Residences for Seniors housing program, aka AIRS, beginning July 21, 2021.
Construction is continuing on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the 138-foot-tall structure is one of the final components of the 16-acre World Trade Center complex.
Nuvance Health Systems recently secured a 220,000-square-foot office suite at The Summit in Danbury, a deal that ranks as the largest office lease this year for the State of Connecticut. The lease with Nuvance, formerly Western Connecticut Medical, is for 12 years and includes an option to expand up to 300,000 square feet.
The affordable housing lottery is open for 2317 Cambreleng Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use development in the Bronx’s Belmont neighborhood. Developed by Stagg Group and designed by WMW Architects, the 50-unit building will yield 53,775 square feet with half of the units designated as affordable housing. Available on NYC Housing Connect are a mix of studios, one-, and two-bedroom units for residents at 120 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $56,572 to $147,360.