Fisher Brothers this week announced an agreement with the Blue Bottle Coffee café chain to lease ground-floor space in 1345 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown. Under the 15-year lease, Blue Bottle will encompass 953 square feet of retail space at the base of the tower beginning in Q4 2019.
The future 138-foot-tall, marbled-cladded Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center is finally beginning to take shape in the Financial District. REX is the design architect and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is the developer of the property, which sits on the northern end of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex. Davis Brody Bond Architects is the executive architect. The project site is adjacent to the future eastern entrance and outdoor plaza of One World Trade Center’s glass podium and directly south of Seven World Trade Center.
The reinforced concrete structure for the 203-room Aloft Hotel at 132 West 28th Street is close to topping out in Chelsea. Peter Poon Architects is the designer and Frank Ng is the developer of the 326-foot-tall, 32-story tower, which is located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue.
Local developer Read Property Group has received approval on permits filed for a new seven-story residential building in Inwood, Manhattan. The development is located at 140 Hillside Avenue with architectural design by J Frankl Associates.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 58 Vanderbilt Avenue near the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn. Also addressed as 205 Park Avenue, the site is located between Flushing Avenue and Park Avenue and is five blocks from the Clinton-Washington Avenues subway station, serviced by the G train. Brooklyn developer Bruchy Lefkowitz under the 462 Lexington Ave LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.