Construction is complete on the John A. Paulson Center, a 23-story academic building for New York University at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, the 735,000-square-foot structure is the largest expansion in the history of the campus and consists of three glass-clad towers rising from a podium spanning a full city block. Permasteelisa engineered and manufactured the facade, and Turner Construction Company was the contractor for the $1.2 billion project, which is bound by Bleecker Street to the north, Houston Street to the south, Mercer Street to the east, and I.M. Pei’s University Village complex to the west.
Demolition is progressing on 14 Gay Street, a landmarked three-story residential building in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Located in the Greenwich Village Historic District, the 196-year-old structure was deemed at risk of imminent collapse by the city and was ordered to be immediately demolished. The current owner, Nazarian Property Group under the 14 Gay Street LLC, also owns the adjacent 16 Gay Street to the north and purchased both buildings along with three other nearby sites for around $12 million last April. Howard I. Shapiro & Associates is listed as the applicant of record for demolition permits that were recently filed for the property, which is located between Waverly Place and Christopher Street.
Construction is complete on 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Greenwich Village. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development, the 120-foot-tall structure yields 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail. RAAD Studios designed the lobby and Plus Design Studios designed the interiors of the building, which is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street, straddling the intersection of the Meatpacking District and Chelsea.
Demolition permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 14 Gay Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. The 989-square-foot lot is owned by Nazarian Property Group under the 14 Gay Street LLC, which also owns the adjacent 16 Gay Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 307 Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Located between Carmine Street and Cornelia Street, the lot is two blocks from the West 4th Street-Washington Square subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M trains. William Schneider under the 307-309 Sixth Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.