Façade installation is rapidly moving along at 140 West 24th Street, a topped-out, 416-foot-tall hotel tower in Chelsea. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sam Chang, the 45-story reinforced concrete structure will yield 142,949 square feet. Omnibuild is in charge of the construction process on the project, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.
Proposals to construct a new public library in DUMBO, Brooklyn have received preliminary approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Adams Street Library, the new property will be the first new branch to debut under the Brooklyn Public Library network.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 35 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Dean Street, the corner lot is one block south of the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R trains. Joel Weiss under the 35 Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 61 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Kent Avenue and Wythe Avenue, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Bedford Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Gabriel Grunblatt under the 61 Metropolitan LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
External work is complete at 215 Pearl Street, a 38-story hotel in the Financial District. Gene Kaufman Architect, which took over from Nobutaka Ashihara Architects, is the architect of record and designing interiors as well. Lam Group is developing with The Rinaldi Group as the construction manager, the 165,655-square-foot structure will house a Courtyard by Marriott and a Residence Inn by Marriott with a total of 320 guest rooms.