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LPC Approves Plans To Update New York City Hall’s Aging Entryway In Lower Manhattan

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved plans submitted by CTA Architects to partially replace the existing stairway in front of New York City Hall. Located within a wedge-shaped plaza between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street, the historic structure was originally completed around 1812 and serves as the seat of the New York City government.

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Rendering of the proposed Children's Museum of Manhattan (FXCollaborative)

Preservationists Again Block Construction Of The Proposed Children’s Museum of Manhattan, on the Upper West Side

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) and local Community Board 7 have again failed to approve proposals to renovate and enliven an abandoned church that has been proposed as a new home for the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. Located on the Upper West Side at 361 Central Park West, the First Church of Christ Scientist was originally completed around 1903, then designated a New York City landmark in 1973.

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Rendering of The Women's Building as proposed by finalists Spacesmith; Davis Brody Bond ; ARExA

Renderings Reveal the Cancelled ‘Women’s Building’ Project at 550 West 20th Street in Chelsea

The years-long initiative to renovate and repurpose the defunct Bayview Correctional Facility in Chelsea may never be revived following an abrupt cancellation by the NoVo Foundation and Goren Group in 2019. Referred to as the Women’s Building, the structure at 550 West 20th Street would have repurposed and expanded the former all-female prison, renderings of which have been released by Spacesmith and Davis Brody Bond.

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Rendering of 171 Claremont Avenue (Alden Studios for Robert A.M. Stern Architects)

Robert A.M. Stern and International House Reveal Student Residence Hall in Morningside Heights

Robert A.M. Stern Architects has revealed renderings for a new student residence hall that is set to break ground this year in Morningside Heights, Manhattan. Located at 171 Claremont Avenue, the project is being developed by non-profit firm International House New York and will replace a single-story garage structure with eight floors of graduate student housing.

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