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719 7th Avenue

SL Green Planning New Four-Story Retail Building at 719 7th Avenue Near Times Square

SL Green Realty has filed applications for a four-story, 6,020 square-foot commercial building — rising 57 feet tall — at 719 7th Avenue, in Midtown’s Theater District. The job description states the building will be solely for retail, and will feature signage above the roof. TPG Architecture is designing, and the existing three-story building was approved for demolition back in December.






120 West 41st Street

Revealed: 120 West 41st Street

Work is beginning on a new hotel at 120 West 41st Street, one of several new developments rising on 41st Street. Permits indicate the structure will stand 26 floors and 257 feet, and contain a…

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400 West 42nd Street

Revealed: 400 West 42nd Street

Demolition is complete at 400 West 42nd Street, and renderings of the new development are now online, via the New York Immigration Fund. Designed by Handel Architects, the tower will be an unfortunate addition to…

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7 Bryant Park

Construction Update: 7 Bryant Park

The Pei Cobb Freed-designed 7 Bryant Park is now above street level, and the building’s core looks to present a fantastic opportunity for construction-watching given its prominent situation on the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue…

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7 Bryant Park

Construction Update: 7 Bryant Park

Hines and Pacolet Millikin’s new 28-story building at 7 Bryant Park – located at the southwest corner of 6th Avenue and 40th Street – is about to go vertical, with foundation work almost complete. The…

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301 West 46th Street

Revealed: 301 West 46th Street

It is an unfortunate irony that neglected pre-war buildings slated for demolition often look better to us in their decrepit final years than do their modernist replacements when brand new. The site at 301 West…

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136 West 42nd Street

Construction Update: 136 West 42nd Street

If the renderings are any guide, the Peter Poon-designed building rising at 136 West 42nd street will be aesthetically superior to the eighteen other hotels listed on the architect’s website. Commentators here and elsewhere seem…

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CitizenM Hotel

Construction Update: CitizenM Hotel

The new CitizenM Hotel at 218 West 50th Street is moving towards completion, and it looks like the large rooftop box evident in renderings is now being installed. The protrusion will serve as an enormous…

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136 West 42nd Street

Construction Update: 136 West 42nd Street

The Peter Poon-designed hotel at 136 West 42nd Street continues its upwards climb, and is edging towards surpassing the neighboring Bush Tower. None of the facade has been installed, but the inevitably semi-adequate glass won’t…

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