Work is ongoing at 500 Fifth, where a partial vacate has been in place since July of 2013, owing to
FAILURE TO MAINTAIN EXTERIOR BLDG WALL AND APPURTENANCES. NOTED: THE CONCRETE BALCONIES ARE CRACKED, BULGING, UNKEYED AND DEFECTIVE AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS OF ALL ELEVATIONS.REMEDY:PROVIDE LOCAL LAW 10/80 & LL.11
On the eastern side of the building (above) you can see where the balconies have been partly disassembled. Below you can see the same side of the building in 2012
According to the permits filed at the DoB, there are plans for a daycare center in some of the building's commercial space (the corner of Fourth & 12th?).