Construction is complete on 15 Beekman Street, a 27-story campus expansion for Pace University in the Financial District. Designed by Manish Chadha of Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by SL Green Realty, the 338-foot-tall tower yields 213,084 square feet for classrooms, administrative and faculty offices, common spaces, suite-style dorm rooms, a dining facility, a library and learning center, and the three-floor Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. New Line Structures & Development was the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 126-132 Nassau Street and located at the corner of Beekman and Nassau Streets.
Leasing has begun for 38 Greene Street, a landmarked cast iron office building in Soho. Located on the corner of Grand Street and Greene Street, the property recently received an upgrade at the hands of owner Zar Property and Workshop APD.
Hyundai Motor America has acquired a three-story commercial building at 500 West 14th Street in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District with plans to expand its presence in New York City. The existing building features a nondescript brick façade and occupies an entire wedge-shaped block.
Construction is nearing completion on 139 Bowery, a 14-story mixed-use residential building in the Bowery section of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Raymond Chan Architects and developed by Global Joint Venture, the structure was last reported to yield 16 rental units as well as ground-floor retail space, a 550-square-foot medical facility, and office space spanning floors two through five. Mandarin Enterprises is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a relatively narrow plot between Broome and Grand Streets.
Yesterday at noon the long-awaited Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC) opened to the general public on the 16-acre World Trade Center site at 251 Fulton Street in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by The Perelman, the 138-foot tall, 129,000-square-foot cubic structure features three flexible performance spaces: the 450-seat John E. Zuccotti Theater, the 250-seat Mike Nichols Theater, and the 99-seat Doris Duke Foundation Theater, all enclosed in a translucent book-matched marble façade. The $500 million property is bound by Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Greenwich Street to the east, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.