New renderings reveal the glossy, reimagined interiors of 554 Eighth Avenue, known today as 554 On the Eighth. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture for The Expansion Group, the renovation is specifically intended to attract tenants from the technology sector. The 21-story pre-war building is located on the southeast corner of Eighth Avenue and West 38th Street and contains approximately 325,000 square feet of commercial area.
Permits have been filed for a six-story hotel at 427 East 188th Street in Belmont, The Bronx. Located between Park Avenue and Third Avenue, the lot is seven blocks east of the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Kaushik Patel is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 7604 Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Located between 76th Street and 77th Street, the corner lot is one block north of the 77th Street subway station, serviced by the R train. John Kordistos under the Grace Holdings BK LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The first stages of excavation are underway at the site of Gene Kaufman Architect‘s future commercial office building at 76 Eighth Avenue. Sang Lee is the developer of the 120-foot-tall structure, which is located on the border of the Meatpacking District and the West Village at the busy corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street. The development will contain 30,000 square feet of office space in addition to ground-floor retail area.
Almost a decade following the initial opening of Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, ownership has unveiled a ten-story expansion and partial renovation of its existing property at 8-08 Queens Plaza South, just south of Queensbridge Park. Ravi Patel, owner of the Ravel Hotel brand, describes the project as “transformative” and sought to establish an amenity-rich hotel and entertainment space for weddings, corporate outings, and other large events.