This week, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill revealed fresh renderings of the new Walt Disney Headquarters at 4 Hudson Square in Lower Manhattan. The 22-story building will comprise 1.2 million square feet and is expected to break ground by 2022. Disney has partnered with Silverstein Properties to complete the new development.
The first renderings have been released of a new co-living residential and hotel development, which will consist of two ten-story buildings and one four-to-six story building at 1215 Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Time Square Development Group and Time Square Construction Inc. have partnered on the development and construction of the 219,185-square-foot property, which is located between Bedford Avenue and Arlington Place. Time Square Development Group and London-based The Collective purchased the lot, as well as the adjacent 10 and 16 Halsey Street lots, earlier this year.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 19 Somers Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located between Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue, the lot is one block west of the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Cohen Joseph under the Mono LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
OKO Group has released renderings of its partial conversion of the Crown Building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, which is well underway with lofted scaffolding and a hoist structure fully operational above street level. As announced earlier this year, the property will debut as Aman New York, featuring residences and a hotel spanning the building’s fourth through 24th floors.
The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation has announced a new name for Thomas Heatherwick’s 2.4-acre Chelsea park on Pier 55: “Little Island.” Work is continuing on the sculptural Hudson River promenade, and progress can be seen along Hudson River Park beyond the large steel frame of the old Cunard Pier 54. The funnel-shaped concrete pots are mostly in place, while a large amount of steel rebar and building materials are being laid on top. These will form the floor underneath a rolling terrain of landscaped hills, an amphitheater, and abundant greenery. The park is being built with a total of 132 piles that will hold each section 15 to 62 feet above sea level. Work is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, P.C. is designing the landscaping, which will have over 100 species of trees and shrubs.