Gary Barnett’s Extell Development is in talks with the Calvary Baptist Church to acquire the church site at 123-141 West 57th Street for a project separate from the nearby One57.
Calvary Baptist owns both the church and the Salisbury Hotel on the 191,000-square-foot site, between Sixth and Seventh avenues. FXFOWLE Architects and the architectural team at Extell are working on a design proposal, according to public records cited by the Wall Street Journal. The details of Extell’s plans for a site — if the deal closes — were undisclosed.
Church officials tapped the brokerage Savills Studley to market the site. The church is more than 130 years old.