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88 Walker Street

Nine-Story, 61-Room Hotel Coming To 88 Walker Street, Chinatown

Teddi Li’s Iron City Construction has filed applications for a nine-story, 61-key hotel at 88 Walker Street, a vacant lot in western Chinatown. The building will measure a total 23,330 square feet and includes a 2,300 square-foot community facility on the ground floor. Forest Hills-based James Cheng, of Design 101, is the architect of record.


645 Union Street

Five-Story, 78-Key Hotel Rises At 645 Union Street, Gowanus

Foundation work has given away to vertical construction at 645 Union Street, in Gowanus, where a five-story, 78-key hotel is planned, dubbed Gowanus Inn & Yard. According to Brownstoner, Matt Abramcyk and Alec Shtromandel are developing, while Kutnicki Bernstein Architects is serving as the architect of record. The building, located at the R train’s Union Street stop, will measure 18,835 square feet in total, and a restaurant will operate in the cellar. Completion is expected in Summer of 2016.


151 Maiden Lane

Revealed: New Marriott Hotel Coming to 151 Maiden Lane, Financial District

The site at 151 Maiden Lane has gone through several different designs, revealed by YIMBY over the past few years, and while we’ve posted what appears to be the final look for the site’s 51-story residential tower, its hotel component has been missing. But now, YIMBY has the first renderings of the future Marriott, designed by Peter Poon, which will actually fit in fairly nicely with its surroundings.

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97 Wythe Avenue

Updated Renderings Of Hoxton Hotel At 97 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg

Earlier this week, YIMBY revealed the planned nine-story, 175-key Hoxton Hotel at 97 Wythe Avenue, in northern Williamsburg, and now the project’s designer, Perkins Eastman, sent along updated renderings showing slight tweaks in the façade. The 59,910 square-foot building will include some form of restaurant operations on the terraced second floor and the roof. Sydell Group is developing, and the site’s former single-story structure was demolished in late 2014.



Pre-demolition 450 11th Avenue, image via Google Maps

Developer Acquires Air Rights For Planned Hotel At 450 11th Avenue, Hudson Yards District

Marx Development Group has acquired 35,550 square feet of transferable development rights for $7 million as they prepare to build a 39-story and 438-key hotel at 450 11th Avenue, in Midtown West. According to Commercial Observer, the building will measure 213,300 square feet, although plans have yet to be filed with the DOB. Multiple single-story commercial buildings must first be demolished, and ground breaking is planned in 2016.


One Wall Street

First Look: One Wall Street Set for CetraRuddy-Designed Residential and Hotel Conversion and Expansion

Back in May of 2014, One Wall Street was acquired by Harry Macklowe from BNY Mellon for $585 million, with plans to convert the building from office to residential use. The Ralph Walker-designed tower is one of the most iconic skyscrapers in the Financial District, from its limestone exterior, to the vulcan-inspired Red Room, all the way to the former executive smoking room/observation lounge at the tip-top of the building. And now YIMBY has the first renderings of what the building will eventually look like, courtesy of a tipster, who sent along CetraRuddy-designed plans that transform the building’s base into a major retail destination, and its upper floors into condominiums and a hotel.

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