At a ceremony on June 23, the final steel beam for the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center was signed and lifted into place atop the Financial District structure. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by an independent non-profit company called The Perelman, the cubic performance building stands 138 feet tall at the northern end of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex, bound by Greenwich Street to the east, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is now in search of a development partner to accelerate Resilient Edgemere, a major initiative to reinvigorate the Edgemere section of the Rockaways. The primary objective of the plan is to advance development of mixed-use, residential, and affordable housing properties in the community.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 460 Seneca Avenue, a four-story residential building in Ridgewood, Queens. Designed by P. Georgopoulos Architect, the structure yields 4,982 square feet. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $76,972 to $139,620.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 348 Deisius Street in Prince’s Bay, Staten Island. Located at the intersection of Deisius Street and Kingdom Avenue, the corner lot is within walking distance of the Staten Island Rail Huguenot station. Dean Johanson of the New York City School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is almost complete on Foster + Partners‘ 50 Hudson Yards, a 1,011-foot commercial supertall in Hudson Yards. Developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties, the 58-story skyscraper is the final structure in the first phase of Hudson Yards and the largest by volume, yielding 2.9 million square feet of office space. The Midtown site is bound by West 34th Street to the north, Tenth Avenue to the east, West 33rd Street to the south, and Hudson Boulevard to the west.