Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 5 Withers Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of North 9th Street and Withers Street, the corner lot is a short walk to the Bedford Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Yisroel Greenfeld under the Sunshine Plaza LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A pair of glass-clad buildings are quickly taking shape on Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus. Formally named the Henry R. Kravis Building and the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation, the two steel-framed structures will contain 450,000 square feet of classrooms, faculty offices, and lounge areas, and will feature multiple double-height spaces. Turner Construction Company is in charge of building the project designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with FXCollaborative.
The scaffolding and black netting that has shrouded Hillrose 28, aka 157-161 East 28th Street in the Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay, is coming down. The facade is finally being revealed, starting with the stepped upper floors and roof parapet. C3D Architecture is the project designer, Lemay + Escobar is the interior designer, and Forkosh Development is the developer of the topped-out, 191-foot-tall, 20-story property. Corcoran Sunshine is in charge of marketing and selling the 43 residential units, which comprises 66,125 square feet of space in the development.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing the latest phase of proposals to update and enliven Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. The proposals specify modifications to ground-floor retail area at 50 Rockefeller Plaza between West 50th and West 51st Streets.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 44-36 Douglaston Parkway in Douglaston, Queens. Located at the intersection of Northern Boulevard and Douglaston Parkway, the corner lot is close to the Douglaston LIRR train station, serviced by the Port Washington line. Frank Russo under the 241-15 Northern, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.