Progress is continuing on the 180-foot-tall northern wing of the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown West. Designed by TVSdesign and developed by Empire State Development Corporation, the $1.5 billion, 1.2-million-square-foot addition will raise the facility’s total span to 3.3 million square feet. Lendlease and Turner Construction Company are working together to assemble the Hudson Yards project while the developer is aiming for LEED certification.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals to renovate and expand a single-family townhouse in the Greenwich Village Historic District. Located at 17 East 9th Street, the four-story residential building could see the installation of a new brick façade and penthouse addition if approved by the LPC.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 1594-1598 Second Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. According to the filing, the adjacent sites are owned by Kalimian Group under the ELK 300 East 83 LLC and currently house two five-story mixed-use buildings. Within the 60-feet-tall structures is a combined 17,540 square feet, eight units apiece, and ground-floor commercial space.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 204 Withers Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Graham Avenue and Humboldt Street, the interior lot is four blocks from the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Mateusz Rostek under the 204 Withers Residence LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is steadily progressing on the red brick curtain wall of 555 West 22nd Street, a 26-story condominium building in Chelsea. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the nearly 300-foot-tall reinforced concrete superstructure stands right across from the Hudson River and Hudson River Park. The 250,000-square-foot project will yield 141 units, averaging around 2,245 square feet apiece.