Installation of 323 East 61st Street‘s signature etched glass curtain wall has begun as work continues on the Upper East Side project. Memorial Sloan Kettering is set to lease the entire six-story structure, which is designed by Daniel Goldner Architects and developed by LaSalle Investment Management and William Macklowe Company. Located between First and Second Avenues, the building stands 74 feet tall and will yield 61,740 square feet, of which 49,750 square feet will be dedicated to community facilities.
A long-planned renovation of Jersey City‘s historic Loew’s Theatre may finally gain momentum following a request for proposals announced by Mayor Steven M. Fulop. The new RFP arrives as a collaboration between city officials and local non-profit agency Friends of Loew’s. As outlined by the RFP, the goal of the project is to substantially renovate and restore the gilded interiors of iconic structure and fully realize its potential to become a significant cultural venue.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 835 40th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue, the interior lot is steps from the 9th Avenue subway station, serviced by the D train. The site is also close to the southern boundary of Sunset Park. Yi Fei Fang under the 835 40th Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is getting closer to completion at 180 East 88th Street, the tallest structure on the Upper East Side above 72nd Street. Designed and developed by DDG with HTO Architects as the architect of record, the 31-story building is located between East 87th Street and East 88th Street. Global Holdings Management is also part of the project’s development team.
Exterior work is finishing up on the Moise Safra Cultural Center, a mixed-use project designed by PBDW Architects at 130 East 82nd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The 14-story building is named after the late Jewish philanthropist Moise Safra and will largely cater to Orthodox Jews of Syrian ancestry.