News Corp. and 21st Century Fox have signed a letter of intent to lease a combined 1.3 million square feet at Larry Silverstein’s planned 2 World Trade Center, located at 200 Greenwich Street, in the Financial District, according to the New York Post. A deal has yet to be finalized, but the move would jump-start construction of the 2.8 million square-foot, 80-plus-story tower, which is being redesigned by Bjarke Ingels Group.
Witkoff Group’s and Fisher Brothers’ Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed luxury tower, planned for Tribeca at 101-111 Murray Street, has been amended to have 157 residential units, up from 139 stated in the original application. Despite an erroneous report, YIMBY has news that the 62-story tower will actually stand 822 feet above the street, merely 35 feet below the outdated 857-foot proposal. The 372,000 square-foot building will include a nearly 2,100 square-foot retail portion on the ground floor, and completion is expected in 2017.
Yoseif Partners has filed applications for a five-story, single-family residence spanning 152-154 East 78th Street, on the Upper East Side. Previous plans called for the combination of two existing four-story townhouses, which would hold three residential units, but new applications would produce a 13,050 square-foot building. Demolition applications have yet to be filed for the townhouses, and Sawyer|Berson is designing.
A building assemblage at 169 Graham Avenue, which includes 150 Meserole Street, in eastern Williamsburg, could yield a new 13,700 square-foot residential development. The 5,625 square-foot parcel was acquired in February for $7.5 million by SYG Realty, and permits to demolish the existing three-story structure at 169 Graham Avenue were approved in May. According to Brownstoner, new building applications have yet to be filed.
Marlboro Builders has filed applications for three four-story, single-family townhouses spanning the vacant lots 430-434 Van Brunt Street, in Red Hook. The buildings will be spread across 8,535 square feet, and situated on the first floor of each building will be an art gallery. Between the three buildings, the total space for said community facility will measure 1,222 square feet; Eric Safyan is designing.