Insurance conglomerate AIG has officially announced the relocation of its global headquarters to 1271 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown, Manhattan. The new headquarters will span eight floors or approximately 325,000 feet.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 538 Hudson Street in Manhattan’s West Village. Located at the intersection of Charles Street and Hudson Street, the corner lot is a ten-minute walk to the West 4 Street-Washington Square subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M trains. Cayre Investments under the 540 Hudson Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will again review proposals to partially renovate the ground floor of the historic Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank. The building is located at 49-51 Chambers Street in the Civic Center and could eventually house an immersive digital museum and gallery with rotating exhibitions.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 63 Pitt Street on the Lower East Side. According to the filing, the site is owned by Damien Smith under the 63 Pitt Street LLC and currently houses a five-story residential building with 16 units. The 55-foot-tall structure was built in 1920.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 36-40 West 8th Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. According to the filing, the three adjacent lots are owned by Straus Group under the Clinton Eight Realty LLC. Located on the corner of West 8th Street and MacDougal Street, the property currently houses two one-story commercial buildings with with a total lot area of 4,775 square feet. Built in 1937, the structures offer a collective frontage of 104 feet along the intersection.