With the application review and public hearing process in full swing, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is busy working through a backlog of proposed projects. One of the more interesting proposals includes a new commercial building designed by Morris Adjmi Architects at 1162 Broadway in the Madison Square North Historic District. The LPC reviewed the proposals on Tuesday, May 12.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 2735 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. Located between West 145th Street and West 146th Street, the interior lot is three blocks from the 145th Street subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, and D trains. Also within walking distance is the 148th Street Lenox Terminal station, serviced by the 3 train. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The residential conversion and retail addition at One Wall Street continues to take shape in the Financial District. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Macklowe Properties, the projected $1.5 billion undertaking is the largest office-to-condominium conversion in New York City history. In addition to the creation of 566 residential units with sales handled and marketed by CORE, the project will also add a 44,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market and a Life Time fitness center to the lower levels of the building.
SurfaceDesign has unveiled proposals to kick off the second phase of renovations at the Equinox Greenwich Avenue Club in Manhattan’s West Village. Located at 97 Greenwich Avenue, the proposed scope of work includes recoloring the existing masonry and mortar elements of the façade and repainting the aluminum cladding at the roof level.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 1165 Madison Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Located at the intersection of East 86th Street and Madison Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks west of the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Naftali Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.