New initiative preliminary design renderings from S. Wieder Architect reveal an expansion of the Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at 770 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the religious complex spans almost one acre and will include a synagogue, prayer spaces, ritual baths, classrooms, a new library, and several outdoor areas. This is a draft design, that has not been approved by the Chabad organizations, owners of the property.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 979 Pacific Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Pacific Street and Grand Avenue, the lot is three blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. EMP Capital Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 5-01 47th Road in Long Island City, Queens. Located at the intersection of 5th Street and 47th Road, the corner lot is closest to the Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Stephen Sloop Trust is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Number 30 on our countdown of the tallest projects under construction in New York is the Turkevi Center, a 563-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 821 First Avenue in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Designed by Perkins Eastman, the 35-story tower will serve as the consulate for the Republic of Turkey.
Work is progressing on the re-cladding of 1100 Avenue of the Americas, a 15-story office building at the corner of West 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue in Midtown. Designed by MdeAS Architects for Brookfield Properties, the project involves an interior renovation and installation of a modern, transparent glass façade on the 386,190-square-foot structure. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which is located across from the northern corner of Bryant Park and to the east of COOKFOX‘s One Bryant Park.