Alternate view of the Jewish Theological Seminary's outdoor garden and courtyard - Courtesy of Michael Moran

Jewish Theological Seminary Reveals Campus Expansion in Morningside Heights, Manhattan

A new collection of images from the Jewish Theological Seminary reveals a completed expansion and transformation of the institution’s Morningside Heights campus in Upper Manhattan. Designed by award-winning husband-and-wife studio Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, the campus is now home to a new library, upgraded residences, arts and cultural spaces, and new open spaces to improve collaboration and community engagement.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 167-171 Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 167-171 Chrystie Street, a 16-story mixed-use building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by ODA Architects and developed by Be-Aviv and Nexus Building Development Group, the structure yields 78 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 20 units for residents at 40 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $24,789 to $139,620.

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One Madison Avenue’s Vertical Expansion Set to Begin in Flatiron District, Manhattan

A construction crane is now in position and ready for vertical progress on One Madison Avenue, a 27-story office tower expansion in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green, the project involves the gut renovation of an existing eight-story building and structural addition above its roof level, bringing the structure up to 1.4 million square feet of Class A office space. The National Pension Service of Korea and Hines are also part of the development team and recently acquired $1.25 billion in construction financing for the property, which occupies a full block bound by East 23rd and 24th Streets and Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South. The project team is aiming for both WELL and LEED Gold certification.