Work is finishing up on the Innolabs life science facility at 45-18 Court Square in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by King Street Properties, Newmark Knight Frank, and GFP Real Estate, the project involved the restoration of a central building and construction of a six-story addition in multiple wings. The low-rise property is located just south of Jackson Avenue between Court Square West and Pearson Street, a short walk from the 7, E, and G trains at the Court Square subway station.
Renderings from BFS Architect reveal a new seven-story mixed-use development at 11 Weirfield Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The building will comprise 17,255 gross square feet including lower-level commercial space and community facility space with residential area above.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 14 Ralph Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Ralph Avenue and Quincy Street, the lot is one block from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Erik Ekstein of Ekstein Development under the 1389 BBB LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is getting close to completion on St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Financial District. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the reinforced concrete structure sits atop Liberty Park by the intersection of Greenwich and Liberty Streets. The ground floor of the religious facility is adjacent to the elevated park space and also rests on the roof of the vehicle security center for the subterranean ramps that run beneath the World Trade Center.
Demolition has concluded at 417 Park Avenue, the site of a 220,000-square-foot office tower in Midtown East. Developed by GDS Development (GDSNY) and Klövern AB, which paid $184 million for the property, the building will rise from the corner of Park Avenue and East 55th Street with a floor area ratio of 25 under Midtown East Rezoning regulations.