Bjarke Ingels Group tapped for Harlem project?

Copenhagen and New York-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is to design a residential building in Harlem, New York it has been reported. According to the New York Post, BIG has been approached by Blumenfeld Development with a view to designing a 200,000 sq ft residential building on a site known as Gotham Plaza.

The new structure is said to include more than 200 apartment units, 20% of which are affordable. No official word from the architecture practice as yet (apart from a retweet of the article by Bjarke Ingels) however the New York Post has quoted Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman Retail as saying: “This project and others in this part of Harlem will fill the gaps and give way to thousands of feet of new retail and apartments.

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