Earlier this week, Fisher Brothers Management Company unveiled the first new images of its $120 million renovation to 1345 Avenue of the Americas, a 625-foot-tall mid-century office skyscraper in Midtown. The improvements include a Wi-Fi-enabled public park with large-scale art installations, upgrades to the lobby, and the addition of a conference and amenity floor.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 545 St. Marks Avenue, a four-story residential building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The 7,324-square-foot development is designed by Infocus and yields eight units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $58,286 to $139,620.
Demolition permits have been filed for 509 West 167th Street in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The site is currently occupied by a three-story, 23-foot-tall residential building with two units. Tony Ordas under the 509 West 167th Street LLC is listed as the owner of the property.
Steel assembly work is now complete on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center with the installation of the final beam this past week at the Financial District site. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by an independent non-profit company called The Perelman, the 138-foot-tall cubic performance space stands at the northern end of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex, bound by Greenwich Street to the east, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.
Work is progressing on 100 Pearl Street, a project to renovate the lower floors of the mixed-use Financial District building to an expanded, more pedestrian-friendly arcade, as well as upgrades at the roof level. Alternately addressed as 7 Hanover Square, the overhaul is being designed by S9 Architecture and developed by GFP Real Estate and will feature 1,450 square feet of indoor public space plantings, 10 to 18 food and beverage retailers, at least two new retail shops on Pearl Street and at least two on Water Street, kiosks, 167 new seats, and new lobby space.