The Central Park Conservancy and The Parks Department have unveiled plans to revamp Lasker Skating Rink and Swimming Pool located in the Harlem Meer section of Central Park. Designed by Susan T. Rodriguez Architecture Design and the Central Park Conservancy, the project arrives as one of the final components of a $150 million renewal plan for the park’s northern tip.
Permits have been filed for a five-story commercial building at 72 Grand Street in SoHo, Manhattan. Located on the corner of Wooster Street and Grand Street, the lot is near the Canal Street subway station, serviced by the A, C, and E trains. Uri Omari of 72 Grand Partners is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 1297 College Avenue in Claremont, The Bronx. Located between East 169th Street and East 170th Street, the lot is near the 170th Street subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Shimshon Grunstein under the SHG 169 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Extell’s 50 West 66th Street slots into YIMBY’s countdown list as the 22nd tallest project underway in New York City. Excavation and foundation work for the 775-foot-tall residential skyscraper progressed quickly in 2019, but activity at the site has recently halted. The reasons for the stoppage are unclear, but YIMBY expects that work will start up again in early 2020. Snohetta is the design team behind the tower, which would become the tallest structure on the Upper West Side.
Installation of the dark-colored exterior panels and balconies of 86 Delancey Street is getting close to completion. Meanwhile, interior work is also progressing rapidly at the 12-story mixed-use residential building on the Lower East Side. YIMBY last reported back in July 2017 that SWA Architecture is the designer and David Escava is developing the project, which will have 23,668 square feet of residential space split between 24 units, for an average of just under 1,000 square feet apiece.