This week, the City Planning Commission approved 550 Madison Avenue‘s Snøhetta-designed gardens. The public space surrounding the iconic Midtown East office tower will measure 21,000 square feet and include a café, elevated and ground-level landscaping, expanded seating and additional tables, and public bathrooms.
Permits have been filed for a 21-story commercial building, part of phase 3 of the Alexandria Center for Life Science, at 500 East 30th Street in Kips Bay, Manhattan. The through lot is located west of Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive. The nearest subway is the 33rd Street station, serviced by the 6 train. NYC Health + Hospitals is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 2484 Bedford Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Clarendon Road and Bedford Avenue, the lot is near the Beverly Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Ben Laundau under the 2484 Bedford LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY checked in on 570 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the site of an approved 550-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Slate Property Group, the glass- and metal-clad tower will contain a mixture of market-rate apartments, affordable housing, retail, and office space.
Developer Tishman Speyer and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have finalized negotiations for a massive 530,000-square-foot office at 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral. The global law firm expects to relocate its headquarters from 919 Third Avenue in the second half of 2022. With this latest transaction, Tishman Speyer has now successfully pre-leased 54 percent of the building.