Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 16 East 16th Street in Union Square, Manhattan. Located between Union Square West and Fifth Avenue, the lot is steps away from the Union Square subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, and W trains. Trevor Stahelski under the Gramercy Park House LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
BKSK Architects will appear before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission seeking approval for the renovation and expansion of a low-rise property in Greenwich Village. Located on an irregular corner lot at 21 Greenwich Avenue, the two existing structures on the site include a shuttered ground-floor restaurant facing West 10th Street and a separate three-story brick building with additional frontage on Greenwich Avenue. The latter once supported a small ground-floor gallery along Greenwich Avenue and residential area positioned on the second and third floors of the property.
Construction of the curtain wall of 25 Great Jones Street, aka 22 Bond Street, is moving swiftly. The thin steel fins that run vertically down the length of the main elevation in front of the floor-to-ceiling glass panels have been installed. Located in NoHo between Great Jones Street and Bond Street, the 11-story condominium building is designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Second Development Services and Richport Group. The structure will contain six units with prices starting at $9.8 million, and will include a penthouse that reportedly spans about 4,000 square feet.
The black netting and construction scaffolding are coming down at 1 Great Jones Alley, aka 688 Broadway, in NoHo. The main Broadway elevation is now mostly exposed to the daylight, showcasing the dynamic pattern of terra cotta fins that cover the windows and brick envelope. The 12-story, 154-foot-tall residential building is designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Madison Realty Capital, with HMWhite as the landscape architect. The building will contain 16 units, averaging 2,930 square feet apiece.
The curved dome atop 44 Union Square, the former headquarters of Tammany Hall, is structurally completed and the geometric glass panels that enclose the lattice frame are beginning to be installed. The renovation is designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Edifice Real Estate Partners. CNY Group is in charge of construction on the historic, 90-year-old landmarked structure, which is being expanded to 70,348 square feet. Two new floors will be housed beneath the dome and receive abundant natural daylight. Reading International (RDI), who purchased the building eighteen years ago, helped to advance the project thanks a $57.5 million construction loan they secured from Bank of Ozarks and Fisher Brothers.