Work is wrapping up on Fifteen Laight Street, a Class A office conversion and expansion in Tribeca. Designed by Gensler and developed by the Vanbarton Group, the $141 million project involved the addition of two floors atop the former six-story structure, as well as a complete recladding of its exterior with a modern façade of floor-to-ceiling glass and dark metal paneling. The 115,000-square-foot building, which once served as the home of the Tribeca Film Festival, is located between Laight Street and the triangular-shaped Albert Capsouto Park to the north, Varick Street to the south, and the narrow St. Johns Lane to the east. MFS Engineers & Surveyor is the structural engineer overseeing the project.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will tomorrow review proposals from Madison Realty Capital to construct a new 19-story condominium building at 14-16 Fifth Avenue. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects with Hill West, the tower would eventually house 20 units, but will first need a Certificate of Appropriateness from the voting commissioners.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 671 Hart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Hart Street, the corner lot is one block north of the Central Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train. Louis Yeung under the 169 Central LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing completion on 106 West 56th Street, a 403-foot-tall office building in Midtown. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by private equity firm Savanna along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets, the slim 27-story structure rises between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, one street to the south of Billionaires’ Row.
Construction is wrapping up on 7 West 57th Street, Solow Realty & Development Group‘s 19-story mixed-use residential project in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects with Vidaris as the envelope consultant, the 237-foot-tall structure is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues on a narrow parcel to the east of developer’s 50-story SOM-designed property at 9 West 57th Street. Solow purchased the site of 7 West 57th Street 15 years ago for $25,550,000.