Standing just to the north of the iconic XYZ Buildings in Midtown Manhattan, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, aka the Time-Life Building, is currently undergoing a major transformation of its exterior curtain wall, outdoor plaza, landmarked lobby space, and mechanical makeup of the elevators and MEP systems. Built in 1958, Rockefeller Group Development Corporation is bringing the building into the twenty-first century by bringing on Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP to helm the refurbishment of the 48-story office tower, which stands 587 feet to its rooftop.
Westchester’s Industrial Development Agency has unanimously approved the construction of two mixed-use apartment complexes in White Plains, New York, dubbed The Collection.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story community facility building at 883 Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the Hunts Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Ari Thaler will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a new nine-story private school at 1352 36th Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The site is a four blocks away from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. The Congregation of Beis Shloime is listed as the applicant.
The tallest residential building actually in SoHo is approaching completion. The two-towered structure at 565 Broome Street will add 115 condominiums to the neighborhood, making it a substantial addition for the market. The North Penthouse recently sold for a whopping $40.5 million, while the $30 million Southern Penthouse is still on the market. For this article, YIMBY toured that penthouse to see the near-360 degree views. Bizzi & Partners Development, Aronov Development, and Halpern Real Estate Ventures are the developers.