Architecture

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church’s Exterior Nears Completion in Financial District, Manhattan

Work on the white marble and glass façade of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is bringing the long-awaited project closer to completion in the Financial District. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the reinforced concrete structure sits atop the eastern end of Liberty Park by the intersection of Greenwich and Liberty Streets. The ground floor rests on the elevated park space, which itself serves as the roof for the southern entrance and exit of the vehicle security center for the World Trade Center complex.

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30 West 39th Street’s Exterior Progress Continues in Midtown, Manhattan

Work is continuing on 30 West 39th Street, a 27-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 323-foot-tall structure will yield 330 guest rooms spread across 133,500 square feet. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just one block south of Bryant Park.

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Demolition, Excavation Continue for Extell’s Potential Supertall at 570 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition is progressing at 570 Fifth Avenue, the site of a potential supertall skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Developed by Extell, the tower could reach an architectural height of 1,100 feet tall with 78 stories in a 1,462,174-square-foot mixed-use hotel and residential scheme. As an office tower, the building would stand 860 feet tall with 47 stories and 1,543,759 square feet. 46/47 Owner LLC is the owner and ALBA Services is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 46th Street and Fifth Avenue.

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Excavation Underway at 311-341 Bergen Street in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Excavation has begun at 311 Bergen Street, the site of a new residential project in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Avdoo Partners & Development and developed by Bergen Owner, LLC, work is proceeding on an assemblage of four plots at 336, 338, 340, and 341 Bergen Street, which were sold by R.A.L. Realty and Morlef Realty Corporation for $44 million. No architect, rendering, or floor count have been disclosed for the project, which could yield a maximum of 133,500 square feet based on the site’s zoning.

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350 Butler Street’s Brick Façade Takes Shape in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Exterior work is shaping up on 350 Butler Street, an 11-story residential building in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Designed by Queens-based Robert Litchfield Architect and developed by The Brooklyn Home Company under the 346 Butler LLC, the 116-foot-tall building will yield 48,572 square feet and 31 homes. Titan Realty & Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fourth Avenue and Gregory Place.

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