The Toll Brothers’ 30-story condo project at 959 First Avenue is rising fast and starting to get its brick facade. The 90-unit tower launched sales last month, and now YIMBY reader Tectonic has photos of its contextual exterior.
The New York Times has revealed full renderings for the planned 38-story, 29-unit condominium tower at 118 East 59th Street, in Midtown East. YIMBY brought you news of the project last fall, which the Chinese firm Euro Properties is developing. Soo K. Chan, of SCDA Architects, is designing the 70,260 square-foot structure and all the condos – starting at 1,400 square feet — will span at least one floor. Demolition of the site’s former four-story buildings is complete and construction begins in June.
The City Council has voted to approve the re-zoning of a five-block stretch of Vanderbilt Avenue in Midtown East, per Capital New York. SL Green’s proposed 67-story, 1,501-foot-tall One Vanderbilt is the first building to maneuver the rezoning, and a full-council vote could come as early as the end of May. SL Green is funding $220 million in transportation improvements for Grand Central, and completion is expected in 2020.
Per The Real Deal, RFR Realty, partnered with Hines, has received $360 million in financing from the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China for the 65-story, 91-unit condominium building at 100 East 53rd Street, in Midtown East. Vanke Holdings and China Cinda Asset Management have also purchased stakes in the project this past March. Foster + Partners is designing, and YIMBY brought you an update on construction in March.
The Real Deal reports that an affiliate of Ruder Finn has acquired the five-story, 34,000 square-foot commercial building at 425 East 53rd Street, in Midtown East, for $30.7 million. The building will be converted to office space to house the firm’s new headquarters, and Spagnolo Gisness & Associates is designing. The currently occupying tenants will vacant the building this summer.
Filed in February, The Daily News has the reveal for the 41-story, 44-unit mixed-use building planned by Triangle Assets at 303 East 44th Street, in Midtown East. Standing 600 feet tall, the ODA-designed luxury building will feature outdoor gardens spaced throughout the tower, and completion is expected by late 2017.
An LLC has filed applications for a six-story, 11-unit residential building measuring 8,014 square feet at 323 East 53rd Street, in Midtown East. Technically the project would be an expansion of the existing four-story townhouse, but the new structure would have a total floor area greater than 100% of the existing building. Vail Associates is designing.
Despite financing problems and ownership changes, 610 Lexington Avenue (reborn as 100 East 53rd Street) has mostly maintained its initial form from when it was initially proposed in the mid 2000s. As of last October,…
Last year, YIMBY found a rendering for a 16-story cantilevered structure at 308 East 59th Street, just to the east of one of the approaches to the Queensboro Bridge. That project didn’t pan out, but a…
Yesterday, YIMBY featured a construction update on a new building rising at 145 East 47th Street (designed by C3D Architecture), which will stand 22 stories tall and host 93 hotel rooms, in addition to a…