In October, the city’s Public Design Commission voted to erect a large monument within Central Park honoring Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton as pioneers in support of women’s rights. The project team now returns to the Landmark Preservation Commission to request the removal of seven benches immediately in front of the monument and newly revealed text honoring the three historic figures.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1845 Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Sackman Street and Powell Street, the lot is three blocks from the Sutter Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Joel Klepner under the KS Global Properties LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The construction crane at 200 Amsterdam Avenue has been fully disassembled and taken down. The topped-out residential skyscraper stands 668 feet high above the Upper West Side and is the 30th structure in our countdown of the tallest projects under construction in New York City. The 51-story building, which is designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and developed by SJP Properties, stands as the tallest structure in the upper Manhattan neighborhood. CetraRuddy is the lead interior designer for the 283,000-square-foot project.
Work on the lower levels of 799 Broadway has now reached street level. The Greenwich Village development will become a 12-story, 182-foot-tall office building with around 180,00 square feet of newly built space. Normandy Real Estate Partners and Columbia Property Trust are developing the project, which is designed by Perkins + Will. Cushman & Wakefield is in charge of marketing the building.
The Hudson Yards section of Midtown West is now home to a new, 399-key Courtyard by Marriott hotel. The 28-story building is located at 461 West 34th Street and will be managed by property owner Endeavor Hospitality Group. The project team also includes Marx Development Group and architect DSM Design Group.