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Former synagogue at 212 West 93rd Street. Photo via Wikipedia Commons.

DOB Approves Permits for Synagogue-Condo Development on the Upper West Side

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.

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200 East 83rd Street on the Upper East Side, Manhattan

The Naftali Group Files For 449-Foot-Tall Tower at 200 East 83rd Street, on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Permits have been pre-filed for a 35-story mixed-use building at 200 East 83rd Street, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Located between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue, the corner lot is also known as 1469 3rd Avenue. The 86th Street subway station is three blocks north, serviced by the N and Q trains. Michael Witek of the Naftali Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Updated rendering of 760 Madison Avenue - COOKFOX Architects

COOKFOX Returns to LPC With Alterations for Armani Flagship at 760 Madison Avenue

This week, COOKFOX Architects appeared before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission with proposals to alter previously approved designs for the new Giorgio Armani flagship boutique and residences. Located at 760 Madison Avenue on the corner of East 65th Street, the new development will rise 12 stories. The Armani boutique will occupy the lower levels of the structure with 19 residences positioned above. Alterations pertain exclusively to the exterior massing and materials of the building’s façade and were reportedly inspired by existing historic properties in the surrounding Upper East Side neighborhood.

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Rendering of The Grolier Club designed by Ann Beha Architects

Renovated Grolier Club Opens to the Public at 47 East 60th Street, on the Upper East Side

Renovations of the Grolier Club’s Upper East Side headquarters at 47 East 60th Street are now complete following a $4.6 million overhaul of the building’s public exhibition hall. Designed by Ann Beha Architects, the improvements are described as an effort to enhance the historic interior spaces by incorporating modern technology and new materials. Founded in 1884, the Grolier Club is the country’s oldest society of bibliophiles. The private club, which was originally constructed in 1917, maintains an exquisite collection of rare and historic books, manuscripts, and sacred texts.

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