Renderings have been revealed for a six-story, 30,000-square-foot building that will house the South Street Seaport Museum. Located at John and South Streets, the new construction is part of a massive undertaking by the Howard Hughes Corporation and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the South Street Seaport District that also includes 250 Water Street, the completed Pier 17 building, and the 75,000-square-foot New Market Building adjacent to the Tin Building, which is already in progress.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 540 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Located between East 36th Street and Third Avenue, the corner lot is also addressed as 162 East 36th Street. The development is a short walk to the 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Robert Gilardian of Gilar Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 160 East 125th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Located between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue, the through lot is steps from the 125th Street subway station at Lexington Avenue, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Extell under the 160 East 125th Owner LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 482 Throop Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Throop Avenue and Gates Avenue, the corner lot is a short walk to the Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station, serviced by the G train. Yisroel Greenfeld under the 411-417 Meeker LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A new iteration of the redevelopment of the Hotel Pennsylvania has surfaced from Vornado. The design has been updated from the one that debuted last year, which placed Facebook as the anchor tenant of a 2.8-million-square-foot supertall. Located at 401 Seventh Avenue, the site of the deteriorating hotel was first re-envisioned by Pelli Clarke Pelli as 15 Penn Plaza, and then re-conceived by Rafael Vinoly as “Penn15”. Facebook subsequently took up residence at another Midtown building, the James A. Farley Post Office conversion, leasing 700,000 square feet, evidently resulting in yet another re-imagination of the site and its potential.