Construction has topped out on the three-story expansion of Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster, the project also involves a full interior overhaul of the 71-year-old structure, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street. When complete, the building will stand ten stories tall.
Development plans and preliminary renderings are now public for a 23-story commercial tower at 500 Kent Avenue on the South Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn, following submission to the Department of City Planning.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Harry T. Nance Apartments, a ten-story mixed-use building at 1860 Eastern Parkway in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The 73,012-square-foot, 67-unit development is designed by Heritage Architecture and developed by RiseBoro Community Partnership. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 55 units for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $18,515 to $84,600.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 173 East 205th Street in Bedford Park, The Bronx. Located between Grand Concourse and Lisbon Place, the interior lot is three blocks north of the Bedford Park Boulevard subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. 2074 Walton Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is continuing to progress on the Aman New York, a residential and hotel conversion of the 100-year-old Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Originally designed by Warren and Wetmore, the 26-story structure once served as the first home of the Museum of Modern Art in the early 20th century. Now the building, which is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 57th Street, is getting a new life as a hotel and condominium property designed by Jean-Michel Gathy and developed by OKO Group.