Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1520 Broadway in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Hancock Street and Broadway, the lot is steps away from the Halsey Street subway station, serviced by the J train. MacQuesten Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
In the midst of the largest office-to-condo conversion in New York City history at One Wall Street, its famous Red Room is undergoing a 16-month-long renovation. Designed in 1931 by renowned muralist Hildreth Meière, the former banking hall’s walls and ceilings are lined with 8,911 square feet of oxblood, orange, and gold glass tile mosaic, some of which has become damaged over the years. The Red Room will likely serve as retail space when the building reopens, which is expected to be in 2021. Macklowe Properties is the developer of the $1.5 billion Financial District conversion and expansion. CORE is handling sales and marketing of the planned 566 housing units in the rest of the Ralph Walker-designed skyscraper. SLCE Architects is serving as the architect of record.
The superstructure for ODA’s future five-story hotel at 1548 Bedford Avenue is now above ground in Crown Heights. The site is located along Bedford Avenue between Union Street and Eastern Parkway, and is a couple of blocks away from Prospect Park. The 38,300-square-foot project will yield 100 hotel rooms, a ground-floor banquet hall and restaurant, café, and shared terraces on the third and fourth levels. The fifth floor will be topped with a rooftop garden and a bar. Yoel Schwimmer is the developer.
Developer The Engel Burman Group returns this week with a newly revealed rendering of 1622 York Avenue in Yorkville, Manhattan. The forthcoming assisted living development will eventually top out at 14 stories and will comprise just under 102,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 142 Lenox Road in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Bedford Avenue and Rogers Avenue, the interior lot is three blocks west of the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Besyata Investment Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.