Façade installation is continuing to progress on 227 West Street, a pair of 30- and 40-story residential towers with complementary stepped cantilevers and setbacks in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA with Beyer Blinder Belle as the architect of record and developed by both Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the mixed-use project is part of the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing development along the East River. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for building the 450- and 351-foot tall reinforced concrete edifices, which are rising right off the corner of Eagle and West Streets.
Renderings from Kutnicki Bernstein Architects reveal a modified exterior design for 45 Dash Place, a rental building under construction in the Riverdale section of The Bronx. The new illustrations depict ornamental masonry and dark metal framing surrounding all windows facing Dash Place, similarly-hued metal canopies and pin signage above entrances at both the front and rear elevations, and a three-story community facility that will function as a school.
Developer Fareri Associates has updated its plans for a four-story residential building in Greenwich, Connecticut. Located at 581 West Putnam Avenue, the 44-unit development will sit across from the Citarella grocery store on the west side of town. Changes to the proposal after discussions with the town Architectural Review Committee include a reduced floor area and a brick façade in a softer, warmer tone.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2265 Hughes Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Belmont, The Bronx. Designed by John Saracco Architects, the structure yields 22,182 square feet and 16 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $75,429 to $167,570.
An Environmental Assessment Statement reveals plans for a 40-story tower designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill at 415 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan. The applicant 415 Madison Avenue LLC is seeking special permits as part of the ULURP process to construct a 605-foot-tall commercial building on the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and East 48th Street. Rudin Management currently owns the site, which houses a 24-story structure yielding 270,000 square feet of boutique office space. It opened in 1955 and has floor plates ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 square feet.