A highly anticipated LPC hearing for the renovation and exterior alteration at the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 476 Fifth Avenue will take place later today. Earlier this month, the Landmarks Committee of Community Board 5 met to discuss proposed changes to the library that would introduce new outdoor areas.
Curtain wall installation has begun on the lower floors of The Vandewater in Morningside Heights. Designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the new project is being developed by Savanna while Halstead Property Development Marketing is handling sales of the 183 condominiums. The 391-foot tall building is located at 543 West 122nd Street, and will span over 300,000 square feet, with 33 floors of new residential space.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 752 Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Located between East 65th Street and East 66th Street, the lot is four blocks south of the 68th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 and 6 trains. It is also four blocks north of the Lexington Av-63 Street subway station, serviced by the F, Q, and R trains. SL Green Realty Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications. Last month YIMBY reported on the partnership between Giorgio Armani Corp. and SL Green Realty to create a new flagship boutique as well as a collection of luxury residences on the site.
Thanks to aerial photographs taken by Tectonic, we now have a clear overview of the current progress at 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Tishman Speyer, the site of the future supertall commercial office building is wrapping up excavation while the two construction cranes assembled in the past couple of weeks are now fully operating.
Morris Adjmi Architects will return to the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to present updated proposals for 430 West Broadway. The new office building was originally designed with a grey brick façade and large, metal-framed windows meant to evoke the historic glass-windowed sidewalks seen throughout SoHo and TriBeCa neighborhoods.