More exterior progress on Google’s 1.3 million-square-foot office at 550 Washington Street has been made in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the topped-out building is the central component of the “Googleplex” that will encompass a total of 1.7 million square feet across three separate structures with the other two sites being 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Turner Construction is responsible for constructing the 12-story steel-framed edifice that spans two full city blocks between West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.
This week SL Green Realty Corp and Douglas Elliman launched leasing at 7 Dey Street, a 34-story mixed-use building in Manhattan’s Financial District. In addition to 209 rentals, the building will also contain a mix of commercial retail and office suites with frontage along both Dey Street and Broadway.
Construction of Astoria West, a new residential development at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard on Astoria‘s waterfront, is nearing completion. Developed by Cape Advisors in partnership with Pioneer Group and designed by Fogarty Finger Architects, the 534-unit project has a new teaser website and rendering of its rooftop.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 375 Lefferts Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. Located between Nostrand and New York Avenues, the interior lot is one block east of the Sterling Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Leo Greenfield, as part of an anonymous partnership, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is progressing on Gansevoort Peninsula Park, a new 5.5-acre public recreational space near the West Village on the Hudson River. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, who was commissioned by the Hudson River Park Trust in January 2019, the park is located next to Pier 53 and directly across from the Whitney Museum of American Art, and will most notably contain Manhattan’s first public beach.