Work is wrapping up on 167 Chrystie Street, a 16-story residential building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by ODA Architects and developed by Be-Aviv and Nexus Building Development Group, Inc., the 77,000-square-foot, 170-foot-tall structure will yield 78 units, averaging 680 square feet apiece, as well as 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Danya Cebus Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is being built between Rivington Street to the north and Delancey Street to the south, and Sara D. Roosevelt Park across Chrystie Street to the east.
Construction is rising on 14 Second Avenue, a ten-story residential building in the East Village. Designed by David Cutler of Hustvedt Cutler Architects and developed by Daniel Vislocky of Station Companies, the 100-foot-tall, 22,247-square-foot development will yield ten units averaging 1,685 square feet apiece. The property is also expected to have two cellar levels and a 30-foot-long rear yard. New Empire Building Corporation is the general contractor for the project, which is narrowly wedged between First State Green Cultural Park and a row of low-rise buildings between East Houston and East 1st Streets.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing updated proposals to construct an Education and Welcome Center at Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Greenwood Heights. The project includes restoration of the Weir Greenhouse, a landmarked Victorian building, and the construction of a new L-shaped building.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 65 Buchanan Place, a seven-story mixed-use building in University Heights, The Bronx. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect and developed by Craig Nassi of BCN Development, the structure yields 23 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are seven units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,515 to $139,620.
The first marble panels have begun to cover the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, a 138-foot-tall cubic structure on the World Trade Center site in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by non-profit company The Perelman, the venue is located between Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Greenwich Street to the east.