Gensler and The Olayan Group have revealed renderings of the dramatic renovation and modernization of 550 Madison Avenue. The iconic 647-foot-tall commercial skyscraper is located in Midtown East and was originally completed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee in 1984.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 202 East 23rd Street in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Located on the corner of Third Avenue and 23rd Street, the lot is two blocks east of the 23rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. SMA Equities is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 581 Belmont Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Belmont Avenue and Schenck Avenue, the lot is two bocks from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The reflective glass and decorative exterior steel beams of No.33 Park Row, aka Pearl on the Park, are close to reaching the top of the 25-story Financial District structure. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and developed by Centurion Real Estate Partners and Urban Muse, the residential tower stands 331 feet tall and will yield a total of 30 units with views facing City Hall Park and the surrounding Civic Center neighborhood.
A grand-scale illuminated ‘Welcome’ sign will soon crown 30 Columbia Heights, the former Jehovah’s Witness headquarters in Brooklyn Heights. The welcome sign will be installed at the end of the month in tall red lettering and replace the ‘Watchtower’ sign that stood above the Brooklyn waterfront for nearly 50 years.