Construction is wrapping up on 7 West 57th Street, Solow Realty & Development Group‘s 19-story mixed-use residential project in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects with Vidaris as the envelope consultant, the 237-foot-tall structure is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues on a narrow parcel to the east of developer’s 50-story SOM-designed property at 9 West 57th Street. Solow purchased the site of 7 West 57th Street 15 years ago for $25,550,000.
The transformation of the City Square commercial complex in White Plains, New York will soon include a new outdoor sculpture from Bulgarian artist Georgi Minchev. Entitled Fragments of Something Bigger, the steel teardrop sculpture will stand nearly 18 feet tall in front of 50 Main Street.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 776 Franklin Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The 14,010-square-foot development is designed by Anthony Desimone Architect and yields ten units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $85,715 to $159,640.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Harry T. Nance Apartments, a ten-story mixed-use building at 1860 Eastern Parkway in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The 73,012-square-foot, 67-unit development is designed by Heritage Architecture and developed by RiseBoro Community Partnership. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 55 units for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $18,515 to $84,600.
Work is continuing to progress on the Aman New York, a residential and hotel conversion of the 100-year-old Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Originally designed by Warren and Wetmore, the 26-story structure once served as the first home of the Museum of Modern Art in the early 20th century. Now the building, which is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 57th Street, is getting a new life as a hotel and condominium property designed by Jean-Michel Gathy and developed by OKO Group.