Construction has reached street level on 1841 Broadway, a 25-story, 281-foot-tall residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by INC Architecture & Design and developed by Global Holdings Management Group, the 180,813-square-foot edifice will yield 173 market-rate and affordable housing units as well as 11,741 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. Pavarini McGovern, LLC is the general contractor and DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant for the project, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 60th Street, just north of Columbus Circle and the southwestern corner of Central Park.
LIHC Investment Group, Camber Property Group and Settlement Housing Fund have completed an $85 million acquisition of Lexington Court in East Harlem. The nine-building complex comprises 229 affordable apartments primarily along East 118th and East 119th Streets surrounding Park, Lexington, and Third Avenues.
Permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 101 Fleet Place in Downtown Brooklyn. Located between Myrtle Avenue and Willoughby Street, the lot is near the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the B, Q, and R trains. The Jay Group is listed as the owner behind the applications, after purchasing the site late last month from Leser Group for $40 million.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 2385 Tiebout Avenue in Fordham, The Bronx. Located between East 184th and East 187th Streets, the lot is near the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Artan Prelaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is continuing to progress on The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, a 203,000-square-foot addition to the American Museum of Natural History at 415 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang with Davis Brody Bond as the executive architect, Buro Happold as the MEP/FP/ facade consultant, Pentagram designing signage, Arup as the structural engineer, acoustical and audio visual consultants, Tamschick Media + Space with Boris Micka Associates doing the theater design, Renfro Design Group in charge of lighting, and Tishman Construction Company of New York as the general contractor, the amorphous reinforced concrete superstructure is being built by the intersection of Columbus Avenue and West 79th Street. The project is projected to cost around $383 million and the museum is aiming for LEED Gold certification.