The superstructure of 555 West 22nd Street appears to have topped out near the Chelsea waterfront. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the 26-story condominium building now stands about 300 feet tall. The 250,000-square-foot project is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street and will yield 141 units, averaging around 2,245 square feet apiece.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved plans submitted by CTA Architects to partially replace the existing stairway in front of New York City Hall. Located within a wedge-shaped plaza between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street, the historic structure was originally completed around 1812 and serves as the seat of the New York City government.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 1607 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of West 17th Street and Surf Avenue, the corner lot is a short walk to the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue subway station, serviced by the D, F, and Q trains. BFC Partners under the Coney Island Associates Phase 2 is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 923 Lafayette Avenue in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Lewis Avenue and Stuyvesant Avenue, the interior lot is two blocks from the Kosciuszko Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Shai Birenzweig under the 923 Lafayette LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
500 West 25th Street is beginning to reveal more of its Alabama Limestone and glass envelope as the scaffolding comes down. Located at the corner of West 25th Street and Tenth Avenue in Chelsea immediately to the east of the High Line, the ten-story residential building is designed by GF55 Partners and being developed by GDS Development. L’Observatoire International is in charge of the façade lighting.