New renderings from Michael Muroff Architect reveal Armature, a seven-story residential building at 64-08 Wetherole Street in Rego Park, Queens. Developed by Tahoe Development, a local real estate investment entity, the structure features an exposed concrete frame that visually and structurally links the ground-floor planters, residential balconies, and rooftop trellises. Many of the building’s floor-to-ceiling windows are recessed behind the structural forms offering a sense of modesty from within and industrial minimalism from the exterior vantage.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1 Union Square South, a 27-story mixed-use tower in Union Square, Manhattan. The Related-owned development was built in 1996 and yields 240 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 12 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $86,503 to $159,640.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 44-14 Douglaston Parkway in Douglaston, Queens. Located between Church Street and Northern Boulevard, the interior lot is near the Douglaston LIRR train station, serviced by the Port Washington line. Gandolfo DiFiore of Manor North Properties LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is progressing on the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, a 230,000-square-foot addition to the American Museum of Natural History at 415 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang, the new wing is expected to cost around $383 million.
GF55 Architects has released final exterior renderings of 8 Palmetto Street, a new mixed-use residential building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Broadway and Palmetto Street, the new property stands seven stories tall and comprises nearly 104,000 square feet.