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Looking down West 79th Street towards the Hudson River from the top of 207W79. All photos by Evan Bindelglass

Scoping Out The Views From 13-Story 207W79, Under Construction On The Upper West Side

An iconic Upper West Side hotel has a new neighbor. Construction is proceeding full steam ahead at 13-story-tall 207W79, and YIMBY stopped by the work site last week to see what’s what. YIMBY took a tour of 207W79, the 13-story, 19-unit condominium building under construction at 207 West 79th Street, on the Upper West Side. 207 West 79th Street is located immediately west of the Lucerne Hotel and less than a block from the 1 train. That’s on the north side of the street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue in the Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District. Anbau Enterprises is developing the 19-unit condominium project. Morris Adjmi Architects is responsible for the design, which didn’t win over the Landmarks Preservation Commission the first time around. With the initially proposed front balconies nixed, the LPC, in 2014, approved the design under construction today.

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Waterline Square

New Renderings Of Three-Towered Waterline Square, Upper West Side

General Investment & Development Companies (GID) is rebranding their three-tower mixed-use development — between West 59th and 61st streets and Freedom Place South and Riverside Boulevard, in Lincoln Square (which is technically south of the Upper West Side) — as Waterline Square. Updated renderings have been released of the towers, per Curbed NY, each of which has been designed by different architects.



207 West 79th Street

13-Story, 19-Unit Mixed-Use Building Tops Out At 207 West 79th Street, Upper West Side

The 13-story, 19-unit mixed-use building under construction at 207 West 79th Street, on the Upper West Side, has topped out. Photos of the structure can be seen posted to the YIMBY Forums. The structure measures 71,578 square feet and rises 139 feet to its roof, or 158 feet including the bulkhead. Retail space will total 5,194 square feet on the ground floor, and the residential units, which will be condominiums, above should average 2,887 square feet apiece. Anbau Enterprises is the developer and Morris Adjmi Architects is responsible for the architecture. Completion is expected in the fall of 2017.


2230 Broadway

19-Story, 72-Unit Mixed-Use Building Rises To Fifth Floor At 2230 Broadway, Upper West Side

Construction is now five stories above street level on the 19-story, 72-unit mixed-use building under development at 2230 Broadway, located on the corner of West 80th Street, on the Upper West Side. Photos of the structure have been posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 123,456 square feet and rise 205 feet above street level, not including the bulkhead.