Work is moving along on 120 Water Street, a topped-out, 28-story project from Gene Kaufman Architects and Atlas Hospitality in the Financial District. The 52,000-square-foot building will contain a Hotel Indigo with 128 rooms managed by Fortuna Realty Group.
Among the tallest new construction projects in Lower Manhattan is 45 Park Place, a 667-foot-tall residential building in Tribeca. Designed by SOMA Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects as the executive and residential architect, progress was swift on the reinforced concrete structure throughout much of 2019, but work halted toward the end of the year and has yet to resume. The 43-story building is being developed by Sharif el-Gamal of Soho Properties with Piero Lissoni as the interior designer.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now considering proposals to improve accessibility for mobility-challenged visitors to enter the historic Central Park Dairy and the Conservatory Garden.
New renderings have been released for the Broome Street Development at 55 Suffolk Street and 64 Norfolk Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Compromised of two mixed-use buildings spanning an estimated total of 387,223 square feet, components include the headquarters for the Chinese-American Planning Council, the Beth Hamedrash Hagodol synagogue, 488 rental housing units with 43% of units specified as permanently affordable, and retail. Gotham Organization is listed as the owner behind the applications filed earlier this year with Dattner Architects as the architect of record.
Renderings have been revealed for a six-story, 30,000-square-foot building that will house the South Street Seaport Museum. Located at John and South Streets, the new construction is part of a massive undertaking by the Howard Hughes Corporation and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the South Street Seaport District that also includes 250 Water Street, the completed Pier 17 building, and the 75,000-square-foot New Market Building adjacent to the Tin Building, which is already in progress.