The Ansche Chesed Synagogue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan will soon undergo major structural renovations to offer an enhanced experience for visitors with functional disabilities and compromised mobility. Designed by Studio ST Architects, the renovation will also expand and modernize the building’s aging facilities.
Developers Landsea Homes and Leyton Properties will soon begin construction on a contentious synagogue-condominium development on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Designed by Eran Chen of ODA New York, the 14-story project will be located at 212 West 93rd Street. When complete the structure will contain a new worship space for the Shaare Zedek congregation at the building’s lower levels with high-end condos positioned above.
This week New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission will consider proposals to help preserve and rehabilitate the massive, vaulted dome ceiling of The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. If approved, the structure’s existing granite dome would be encased by a bronze-hued copper enclosure.
Designed by Kossar + Garry Architects, new renderings offer a first look at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Epiphany in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Positioned on a modest, interior lot at 716 Lincoln Place, the house of worship will rise two stories, with an additional cellar level below-ground as well as rooftop programming.
Permits have been filed for a five-story religious facility at 4902 14th Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The synagogue will rise in the heart of the neighborhood’s Jewish community. The site is five blocks away from the 50th Street subway station, serviced by the D trains. Manuel Scharf of Scharf Group LLC will be responsible for the development.