Ancora Engineering was the engineer of record for the previous demolition and current excavation.
ABS Partners Real Estate has completed a $50 million renovation of LX57, a 20-story office tower at 695 Lexington Avenue in Sutton Place, Manhattan. Led by Gensler‘s design studio, the project entailed a full restoration on the building’s façade, modernization of the commercial lobby, new signage at the ground floor, window upgrades, LED lighting, and contemporary pre-built office suites. The property is located at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 57th Street.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Rise LIC, an 11-story mixed-use building at 29-17 40th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architects and developed by SB Development, the structure yields 103 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 31 units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $53,898 to $192,400.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 563 West 170th Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Located between St. Nicholas Avenue and Audubon Avenue, the lot is two blocks north of the 168th Street subway stations, serviced by the A, C, and 1 trains. Mike Reznik under the WH Capital LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is getting close to completion on The Aman New York, a residential and hotel conversion and expansion of the 30-story Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy and developed by OKO Group, the project involves the construction of a low-rise annex and the restoration and repurposing of the 101-year-old Warren and Wetmore-designed office tower into 83 guest rooms and 22 residences. Gilbane Building Company is serving as the general contractor for the development, which spans Fifth Avenue between West 56th and West 57th Streets, aka Billionaires’ Row.