New renderings reveal a total overhaul of Port Authority Bus Terminal that would modernize and brighten the notoriously blighted Midtown transit hub. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey recently announced a $10 billion renovation planned to begin in 2024 and complete around 2031, and is expected to be built without the need to expand beyond the current boundaries of the terminal, which is located on two parcels of land between Eighth and Ninth Avenues and West 40th and 42nd Streets. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo praised the much-needed transformation of the site in the hopes of becoming a “world-class transportation hub worthy of New York.” No announcement has been made on the architect for the project.
HAP Investments has unveiled updates for a new high-rise residential building in Jersey City. Located at 500 Summit Avenue, the building will eventually tower 42 stories above the Journal Square section of the city and comprise 902 rental apartments.
Construction is nearing completion on the Taystee Lab Building, an 11-story mixed-use project at 450 West 126th Street in the Manhattanville section of West Harlem. Designed by LEVENBETTS and SLCE Architects and developed by Janus Property Group, the 350,000-square-foot building will yield Class A office space and state-of-the-art lab facilities, as well as space for organizations devoted to life sciences, technology, academic and non-profit programs, retail, and the arts. The property gets its name from the Taystee Cake Bakery Factory, which formerly stood on the site. BR+A Consulting Engineers is helping to construct the structure and LendLease is serving as construction manager.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 285 East 163rd Street in Concourse Village, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and College Avenue, the interior lot is near the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Genci Popaj under the 285E163RDNY LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade work is moving along on 2505 Broadway, a 19-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by ODA Architecture LPC and developed by Tomer Yogev of Adam America Real Estate, the 75,000-square-foot structure stands 210 feet tall and will yield a total of 44 residential units, averaging 1,934 square feet apiece, as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The property is located between West 93rd and West 94th Streets.