The first marble slabs have begun installation on the curved central wall of Santiago Calatrava‘s St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Financial District. Located by the intersection of Greenwich Street and Liberty Street on the elevated Liberty Park, the structure will serve as the new home for the long-established church that was formerly located to the west of the park’s footprint at 155 Cedar Street. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is developing the project, which sits directly to the south of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex and rests above the subterranean ramps and southern entrance to the Vehicle Security Center.
J Frankl Associates has revealed the first rendering of a new 13-story mixed-use building in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The property is located at 394-402 Mother Gaston Boulevard and is one of several neighborhood projects from TOT Developers.
The affordable housing lottery is open for The Astor LIC, a six-story mixed-use development at 36-20 Steinway Street in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by JMH Development and Mettle Property Group, the 158,000-square-foot building will yield 143 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 32 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $70,286 to $159,640.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story educational building at 1477 Macombs Road in Mount Eden, The Bronx. Located between Inwood Avenue and West 172nd Street, the interior lot is near the 170th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Peter Fine of Bolivar Development, under the 1475 Macombs Road LLC, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Hudson River Park Trust expects to begin construction this spring on Gansevoort Peninsula Park, Manhattan’s first public beach. Located on the Hudson River waterfront near Pier 53 at Little West 12th Street, the 5.5-acre project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.