Construction is now two stories above street level on Columbia University’s three-story, 55,980-square-foot University and Academic Conference Center at 3205 Broadway, located on the corner of West 125th Street in Harlem’s Manhattanville section. Steel beam construction can be seen thanks to an update by Harlem+Bespoke. The new building will include an information center, two auditoriums, offices, meeting rooms and a café.
The seven-story, mixed-use building at 25-10 38th Avenue in northern Long Island City appears close to completion. Although the project is currently on hold, only minor exterior work remains.
Earlier this week, Empire State Development selected Lendlease Corporation and Turner Construction Company to build the 1.2-million-square-foot expansion at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located at 655 West 34th Street in Hudson Yards. Atlanta-based firm tvsdesign is the architect on the development team, Commercial Observer reported, and has presumably replaced FXFOWLE Architects.
Newark, N.J.-based F.M. Renaissance is planning to redevelop the dilapidated, four-story former Murphy Varnish Works industrial complex at 127 Chestnut Street, located on the corner of McWhorter Street in Newark’s Ironbound district.
Brooklyn-based Bawabeh Realty Holdings has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential project planned at 37 Herkimer Street, located in southwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The new building will measure 5,688 square feet and its residential units should average 664 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two apartments per floor on the ground and second floors, followed by two larger apartments across both the third and fourth floors. Aryeh Siegel’s Hudson Valley-based firm is the architect of record. The 2,000-square-foot lot is vacant.