The Landmarks Preservation Commission is now reviewing proposals from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to renovate and replace deteriorating elements of the building’s exterior. Areas of focus include the signature sloped glass façades and skylights above the Rockefeller Wing and the Temple of Dendur.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2266 Pacific Street, a four-story residential development in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect, the 9,302-square-foot building will yield nine units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $75,360 to $159,640.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 883 Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Located between Seneca Avenue and Garrison Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the Hunts Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Greg Harvey of Masani Holding Company Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications. Previous plans consisted of an eight-story community facility development.
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.