Cladding Appears At 626 First Avenue, Twin-Towered Development Rising in Murray Hill

626 1st Avenue626 1st Avenue, rendering by SHoP Architects

JDS Development’s 41- and 48-story residential towers planned at 626 First Avenue, on the East River in Murray Hill, are now rising quickly, per Curbed. Construction began nearly a year ago, and completion of the 800-rental-unit development is expected in 2017. SHoP Architects is designing, and façade installation has also begun closer to street level. A 38,000 square-foot park is planned to surround the base of the project.

626 First Avenue

626 First Avenue (July 2015), photo by Tectonic

626 First Avenue

626 First Avenue, photo by Tectonic

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