In the Bronx, Hillier is doing conceptual drawings for a new studio high school for artists and writers. The $30 million project is on Simpson Street, a seven-story, 92,000 sf endeavor for the city of Long Island.
Public hearings continue and the regulatory permissions period has begun at San Diego’s Seaport Village/Old Police Headquarters project. At the site of the former Harbor Seafood Market in San Diego, it is an estimated $213 million, four-year project. Sasaki Associates and Rob Wellington Quigley Architects were the winners of last year’s competition to masterplan for the mixed-use project. The 25-acre site will include 190,000 sf of development and dredging for a new water vista. Original plans include a 3,600 foot ArcWalk pier/boardwalk and a 6.5 acre park. In addition to retail and commercial use, plans are to re-use, restore the 1939 police headquarters on site.
NBBJ has been selected to do the masterplan for Ohio State University’s campus masterplan.
Richard Meier is to design a new residential project in Brooklyn, a 15-story, 200,000 sf undertaking named One Prospect Park. Initial plans call for all units to have at least a balcony and in some cases a terrace to take advantage of enviable views. The location also delivers proximity to Manhattan, Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Museum/Library. The estimated opening: two years.
A new 158-bed hospital in Fenton, Missouri is in masterplanning stage by Hammel, Green & Abrahamson. The client is SSM Healthcare system and the scope includes ER, surgical space and medical offices. The budget is $215 million and Mackey Mitchell Associates of St. Louis is associated with the project.
There are several medical projects underway in Louisiana, including a 70,000 sf cancer center, the Ochsner Clinic Institute, in New Orleans. The $15 million project has TRO/The Ritchie Organization of Birmingham as masterplan.
And Louisiana State University’s Health Sciences Center has chosen NBBJ to masterplan its replacement for Charity Hospital, also in New Orleans. And while it’s unlikely that we’re going to forget Earl K. Long any time soon, NBBJ is also architect for the replacement for the eponymous Long Hospital in Baton Rouge.