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.
Developer Seth Martin can now begin construction on a new mixed-use complex in Jersey City known as Bergen Arch Plaza. Plans include construction of two towers that will each top out at about 303 feet tall or 28 floors above ground.
Construction kicked off this week on the Hudson Arts Building, a new office development at 220 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Studios Architecture and developed by The Moinian Group, the project will occupy an entire city block between 25th and 26th Streets. According to JLL, the exclusive leasing agent for the property, the Hudson Arts Building is expected to welcome tenants by 2022, and the official groundbreaking was held yesterday.
Dress for Success Worldwide recently completed a new office in Jamaica, Queens, where the global organization plans to expand its regional operations. The single-story building is located at 129-11 Merrick Boulevard and was designed in partnership with Gensler.