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united charities building 287 park avenue south

Permits Filed to Convert 19th Century Flatiron Office Building to Condos at 287 Park Avenue South

Last fall, Chinese developer Cheerland Investments paid a whopping $129 million for the United Charities office building at 287 Park Avenue South, a nine-story Renaissance Revival structure built in 1892. An insider told the Wall Street Journal that it would be converted to condos, and earlier this week, permits were filed for a residential conversion that would add nine stories to the top.

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Renderings of 212 Fifth Avenue

Landmarks Approves Residential Conversion Of 212 Fifth Avenue

212 Fifth Avenue will see new life as a residential building. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes to the structure, which was originally constructed as an office building in 1913. The redevelopment of the building is being done by Building & Land Technology, Madison Equities and Thor Equities.

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42-44 West 29th Street

Revealed: 42-44 West 29th Street

Another day, another cheap hotel going up on the West Side. Today’s street wall-wrecker sits at 42-44 West 29th Street, wedged in between two pre-war loft buildings on a block where retail mostly caters to wholesale clothing…

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855 Sixth Avenue

Construction Update: 855 Sixth Avenue

Full renderings may be lacking, but construction at 855 Sixth Avenue has begun in earnest, where the Durst Organization is erecting a 41-story mixed-use tower (with the help of some foreign EB-5 investors looking for…

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45 East 22nd Street

Demolition Update: 45 East 22nd Street

Demolition is now complete at 45 East 22nd Street, paving the way for construction to begin on the future 64-story building; Bruce Eichner of Continuum is developing, and Kohn Pedersen Fox is the architect. The 372,684 square-foot…

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35 XV

Construction Update: 35 XV

Exterior work is nearly complete at Alchemy Properties’ 35 XV is nearly complete, and cladding has wrapped up along the majority of the structure; the only side of the building that remains semi-bare is the…

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292 Fifth Avenue

Permits Filed: 292 Fifth Avenue

UPDATE: Per DDG, the firm involved at 292 Fifth Avenue is a different DDG, so the comparison to 100 Franklin Street and 345 Meatpacking is invalid. Fresh permits reveal a 20-story hotel and residential building is…

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41 East 22nd Street

Re-Designed: 41 East 22nd Street

Bruce Eichner’s future tower at 41 East 22nd Street has new diagrams and drawings indicating the height will be 795 feet, making it the tallest residential tower between Midtown and Lower Manhattan. The building is…

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One Madison, Northwest View

Penthouse View: Related’s One Madison

YIMBY had the opportunity to tour the penthouse at Related’s One Madison, and the unit offers everything one would expect from a $50 million apartment perched 600 feet above Madison Square Park. The sky-manse takes…

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35 XV

Construction Update: 35 XV

Alchemy Properties’ 35 XV is beginning to take its place as a ‘skymark,’ with the residential portion of the building now poking above adjacent structures. The base, which will be occupied by Xavier High School,…

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