Construction is moving along on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center. The future 130-foot-tall, marbled-cladded building is designed by Rex Architecture and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The site is located in the Financial District at the foot of One World Trade Center and Seven World Trade Center. The 9/11 Memorial is to the south of the property, while the plot of Two World Trade Center, aka 200 Greenwich Street, is found to the east across Greenwich Street.
Longtime collaborators McSam Hotel Group and Gene Kaufman Architects have once again paired up on a new hotel development in Midtown, Manhattan. Located at 223 West 46th Street, the project replaces a former parking lot. According to the architect, the building will rise at least 26 stories, although the rendering depicts a tower with 34 floors.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 2305 Belmont Avenue in Belmont, the Bronx. Located between East 183rd Street and Crescent Avenue, the lot is closest to the 182nd-183rd Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains and the East 180 Street station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. George Sarantis under the 2305 Belap LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story apartment building at 1760 Boone Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between East 172nd Street and Jennings Street, the lot is close to the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Stagg Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation work has commenced for 29th & 5th, Bjarke Ingels Group‘s proposed skyscraper at 3 West 29th Street in NoMad. Excavators, piling machines, and other construction equipment are in use at the site, which is located just five blocks south of the Empire State Building. Developed by HFZ Capital Group, the future 34-story, 551-foot-tall office tower will yield 300,000 square feet and incorporate shear glass walls and staggered outdoor terraces along the eastern elevation.