The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved proposals to renovate and redevelop a portion of the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Building. Located in the Garment District at 330 West 42nd Street, the property was originally constructed in 1931 and is considered a landmarked example of Art Deco design in the built environment.
From MDeaS Architects, the scope of work includes the replacement of ground-floor signage, a ground-floor infill, and eventual conversion of upper floors from commercial office space to condominium residences.
Keeping with the building’s Art Deco motif, the project team will install oversized, bronze signage with red accents along 42nd Street.
Along 41st Street, a ground-floor infill will replace existing garage space. The garage doors will be replaced with floor-to-ceiling glass windows with dark aluminum mullions similar to commonly observed designs in manufacturing buildings. A new tenant entry with bronze polished doors will be constructed at the corner of the property.
No word yet from the design team or developer Deco Tower Associate on when work might begin or what the forthcoming residences might look like.