Demolition Complete and Excavation Underway at 106 West 56th Street, Midtown

106 W 56th St, photo by Commercial Observer

A proposed “boutique” office tower at 106 West 56th Street has begun excavation, where private equity firm Savanna Fund, along with Hong Kong based developer Atom Assets, plan to construct a 26-story tower. The site is located between 6th and 7th Avenues, just south of Billionaire’s Row.

With approximately 90,000 square feet of interiors space, Andrew Kurd of Savanna Fund said in a 2016 interview with The Real Deal that the building would be tailored for “high-net-worth individuals, small private-equity firms and family wealth-management offices that want to have new space and proximity to the Upper West Side and Central Park.”

106 West 56th Street

106 West 56th Street, image by Oppix56

The envelope uses multiple setbacks between three and ten feet wide as the tower steps away from street level to its flat roof parapet. The building will rise 403 feet on a 5,000 square foot lot, and is being designed by Perkins Eastman.

Completion is expected sometime in 2019.

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14 Comments on "Demolition Complete and Excavation Underway at 106 West 56th Street, Midtown"

  1. Please pardon me for using your space: Zoom on its design I can’t see zany shape on the tower.

  2. these guys have been breaking rocks for 6 months, we hate them

  3. fuck these scums, excavating and rock breaking all day long since january

  4. and here we go again with these clowns drilling and jack-hammering again today

  5. this building sucks, the entire neighborhood hates them. over 9 months to go through excavation, what are their building?! the empire state building??!

  6. seriously, how deep do they have to go? excavation started in december, and its still going on…

  7. I hate these assholes from all my heart, all day long rock breaking and excavation going on, for 7 months now, insane. or they are useless and clueless, or they are building the tallest ugly skyscraper in the universe.

  8. diego valletestopo | July 24, 2018 at 4:10 pm | Reply

    ugly building, greedy developer, not desired in the block, ruining our neighborhood with 24/7 construction, terrible crew, terrible architect, huge delays, excavation issue with rocky ground, all ugly and useless

  9. jessica fuller | July 27, 2018 at 10:57 am | Reply

    this developed is paused, not going anywhere, they cant excavate, ground is too rocky, they cant dig, they tried everything in the past months

  10. TATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATA…
    This has been our daily life nextdoor since December 2017…

  11. TATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATA still going on… the construction project from hell….

  12. seriously, we are the 20th, excavation is still going on, 8th month on, what is going with this project?

  13. am amazed that excavation is still going on, we are in september! insane. whats up with them? they hit a rock?

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