Plans to expand New York Blood Center’s headquarters at 310 East 67th Street in Manhattan have drawn ire from Lenox Hill residents and Upper East Side community groups. The development calls for demolition of the center’s existing property and the construction of a new 16-story building.
295 Fifth Avenue in Midtown South will soon receive a $350 million redevelopment at the hands of Tribeca Investment Group, PGIM Real Estate, and Meadow Partners. The full-block, 16-story “Textile Building” will have 700,000 square feet of updated office space. Studio Architecture is responsible for the design and CBRE is handling marketing.
Permits have been filed for two two-story residential buildings at 133-17 and 133-19 116th Avenue in Ozone Park, Queens. Located between 133rd and 134th Streets, the adjacent lots are closest to the 111st Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Sukhdev Singh of Lime Home Improvement Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
New renderings have been revealed for 495 Eleventh Avenue, a pair of residential skyscrapers in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between West 39th and 40th Streets directly next to the Jakob K. Javits Center expansion, the two towers will stand 680 feet tall and 57 stories, and 653 feet tall and 56 stories. The site currently functions as a parking lot for the New York Police Department. FXCollaborative and Gwathmey Siegal Kaufman Architects are the designers responsible for the work.
Façade work is wrapping up on 1100 Avenue of the Americas, a 15-story office building at the corner of West 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Brookfield Properties, the project involves a complete exterior overhaul as well as extensive renovations to the building’s 386,190-square-foot interiors. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which is located across from the northern corner of Bryant Park and to the east of COOKFOX‘s One Bryant Park.