Virgin Hotel’s Exterior Wraps Up at 1225 Broadway in NoMad, Manhattan

Exterior work is finishing up on the Virgin Hotel, a 38-story tower at 1225 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Stantec and developed by Lam Group, the 476-foot-tall, 300,000-square-foot structure will contain 460 hotel rooms managed by Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group. Flintlock Construction Systems, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Broadway, West 29th Street, and West 30th Street.

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Permits Filed for 2184 Clarendon Road in Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a proposed vertical enlargement of existing commercial building to include residential use on second through seventh floors at 2184 Clarendon Road in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between East 23rd Street and Flatbush Avenue, the lot is near the Beverly Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Joey Araman under the J.S.S. of Clarendon LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Plank Road Wraps Up Construction At 662 Pacific Street, In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Construction is finishing up on Plank Road, a 27-story residential building at 662 Pacific Street in Prospect HeightsBrooklyn‘s Pacific Park complex. Formerly addressed as 37 Sixth Avenue495 Dean Street, and 664 Pacific Street, the 209,451-square-foot reinforced concrete structure is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by The Brodsky Organization and yields 312 rental units. The development rises from a rectangular parcel bound by Sixth Avenue to the west, Dean Street to the south, and Pacific Street to the north.

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Existing view of 49-51 Chambers Street – Woods Bagot

Culturespaces Wins Approvals for Immersive Gustav Klimt Experience at the Historic Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank in Lower Manhattan

Manhattan’s historic Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank will be reborn as Hall des Lumières, a permanent center for immersive art exhibitions and cultural events. Located at 49-51 Chambers Street in Civic Center, Manhattan proposals to transform the building’s ground floor were subject to review by the Landmark Preservation Commission and approved last August.

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