Howard Hughes Corporation could soon begin construction on a new waterfront restaurant and bar in the South Street Seaport District pending approval by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Known as Blockhouse Bar, the property is located along the East River Esplanade at 84 John Street, immediately beneath FDR Drive.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 22-02 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and Astoria Boulevard, the corner lot is a ten-minute walk to the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Herman Carolini under the Newtown 2, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is nearing completion on the extensive renovation and expansion of the historic Tammany Hall headquarters building at 44 Union Square. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Reading International (RDI) with Edifice Real Estate Partners as the owner’s representative, the project involved the addition of a multi-story space-frame dome atop the 90-year-old structure. CNY Group is in charge of construction at the Union Square site, which sits at the corner of East 17th Street and Park Avenue South. Reading International purchased the edifice 18 years ago and received a $57.5 million loan secured by Bank OZK and Fisher Brothers from Lionheart Strategic Management, LLC, an affiliate of Fisher Brothers.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is set to review proposals for the renovation of a 14-story office building at 140 West 57th Street in Midtown. Designed by MdeAs Architects, the scope of work involves alterations to the main façade along West 57th Street, changes to exterior elements at the rear courtyard elevation, renovation of interior spaces, and a partial roof-level expansion.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1000 Woodycrest Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of West 164th Street and Woodycrest Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Skyward Developers under the 1000 Woodycrest Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.