Central Park Tower Surpasses 432 Park Avenue to Become The Tallest Residential Building in The Western Hemisphere

Fresh photos of Central Park Tower, aka 217 West 57th Street, show that the exterior safety netting has now reached the 92nd floor, and with formwork for the reinforced concrete following, construction has officially surpassed the 1,396-foot-tall rooftop parapet of 432 Park Avenue, making the supertall the tallest residential structure in New York and the Western Hemisphere. The imminently 1,550-foot tower is being designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, while Extell is the developer.

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76 Bowery Street Tops Out in Chinatown

76 Bowery Street recently topped out over Chinatown. The eight-story reinforced concrete structure sits in front of the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge between Canal Street and Hester Street. The new 85-foot-tall building is located within the “Dimond Center” of Chinatown, where a number of small jewelry shops line the busy streets. It is being designed by C3D Architecture and will include 14,488 square feet of office space. Titan Realty & Construction is the general contractor and is overseeing the build.

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Colonial Court Residences Tops Out at 8 Boulevard West in Pelham, New York

Colonial Court, the fourth residential development from Elk Homes, has topped out in Pelham, New York. Located in Westchester County at 8 Boulevard West, the five-story structure is the first of its kind following a revamping of zoning and building codes designed to encourage the expansion of mixed-use commercial, office, retail, and housing projects within the Village of Pelham.

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Steel Facade of One Beekman Street Begins to Rise, in The Financial District

Work on One Beekman Street, aka “Pearl on the Park,” is another step closer to completion, as the dark-colored steel frame that will sit in between the floor-to-ceiling windows has begun to go up. This will accentuate the upcoming 25-story apartment building and lend it a more distinctive and detailed appearance. The project is being designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners while Urban Muse is the developer. There will be 31 units inside the 331-foot-tall tower with views overlooking City Hall Park. This will be Richard Rogers’ first residential project in New York City.

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