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Upper East Side

200 East 62nd Street

Condo Conversion Underway At 30-Story Rental Tower At 200 East 62nd Street, Upper East Side

Curbed reports that a teaser site has been launched for the condominium conversion of the 30-story rental tower at 200 East 62nd Street, at the bottom of the Upper East Side. Currently dubbed The Wellington, O’Connor Capital Partners acquired the building in 2014 for $240 million and plans to market 115 condo units. Messana O’Rorke is designing, and opening is expected in the fall of this year.



177 East 73rd Street

Five-Story Building Marketed As Potential Mansion Conversion At 177 East 73rd Street, UES

Sotheby’s International Realty is marketing the five-story, 17,200 square-foot building — currently a parking garage — at 177 East 73rd Street, on the Upper East Side, for $50 million. Per The Wall Street Journal, the building is being advertised as a single-family residential conversion, which would cost a buyer an additional $9 to $20 million, and the structure was built in 1906.


1681 Third Avenue

Revealed: 1681 Third Avenue, Extell’s New Condominium Tower Coming to the Upper East Side

YIMBY first reported on new building permits for 1681 Third Avenue last November, when Extell filed a new job application for the site, located between East 94th and 95th Streets on the Upper East Side. We now have the reveal for the condominium tower coming to the lot, which is substantially taller than the 23-story building indicated in the first DOB filings.

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1647 1st Avenue

15-Story, 38-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned at 1647 First Avenue, Yorkville

Marin Management Corp. has filed applications at 1647-1651 1st Avenue, in Yorkville, for a 15-story, 38-unit mixed-use building measuring nearly 59,500 square feet. The retail component will take up 1,780 square feet, and DJ Associates Architect is designing. The assemblage includes three four- and five-story tenement buildings on the corner of East 86th Street, and demolition permits have not been filed yet.




180 East 88th Street

180 East 88th Street To Become New York City’s Tallest Skyscraper Above 72nd Street

Back in February, YIMBY revealed the first renderings of DDG’s new tower coming to 180 East 88th Street. Now, YIMBY has also learned that the project’s 521-foot height (it has seen a bump from 469 feet) will make it the tallest building north of 72nd Street. A tipster has also sent along demolition photos, which show the old tenements that formerly occupied the site have now been cleared to make way for the 31-story building.

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