Perelman Performing Arts Center Opens To The Public At The World Trade Center in Financial District

Yesterday at noon the long-awaited Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC) opened to the general public on the 16-acre World Trade Center site at 251 Fulton Street in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by The Perelman, the 138-foot tall, 129,000-square-foot cubic structure features three flexible performance spaces: the 450-seat John E. Zuccotti Theater, the 250-seat Mike Nichols Theater, and the 99-seat Doris Duke Foundation Theater, all enclosed in a translucent book-matched marble façade. The $500 million property is bound by Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Greenwich Street to the east, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.

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Rendering of Dekalb Commons

Dekalb Commons Affordable Housing Complex Breaks Ground in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 23-27 Eldert Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 23-27 Eldert Street, two four-story residential buildings in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect, the structures yield 16 residences total. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $76,286 to $198,250.

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