Construction has topped out on The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History, a 230,000-square-foot addition to the institution at 415 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang with Tishman Construction Company of New York as the general contractor, the organic-looking, amorphous structure is progressing near the corner of Columbus Avenue and West 79th Street and is surrounded by an abundance of landscaping and tall trees. The project is projected to cost around $383 million and is aiming for LEED Gold certification.
The Gotham Organization and RiseBoro Community Partnership have revealed a collection of new renderings for Gotham Point, a dual-tower residential project located within the Hunters Point South mega-development. The property is positioned on Parcel F and Parcel G of Hunter’s Point South, which is among the largest mixed-use residential developments in Long Island City, Queens.
Sales launched this week for a boutique condominium development in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Addressed as 394 Kosciuszko Street, the new five-story building is developed by Pros Development and designed by Allen Shinfeld. The In-House Group is handling sales and marketing for the five units with pricing starting at $949,500.
Permits have been filed for construction on two two-story buildings at 1777 and 1779 Monroe Avenue in Tremont, The Bronx, with vertical additions to create adjacent seven-story structures. Located between 175th Street and the feeder road for the Cross Bronx Expressway, the interior lots are four blocks east of the 174-175th Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Mendy Tessler is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Ticket sales launched yesterday for SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, the newest observatory in Manhattan located in the crown of One Vanderbilt in Midtown East. SUMMIT One Vanderbilt is a 65,000-square-foot, four-level entertainment space atop the 1,401-foot-tall commercial supertall developed by SL Green Realty and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. Interiors were designed by Snøhetta, with the immersive walk-through art experience designed by Kenzo Digital.