Demolition is progressing at 1841 and 1845 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, where a 24-story mixed-use building is planned to rise. The two adjacent properties are owned by Global Holdings Management Group, and Ancora Engineering is listed as the applicant of record on demolition permits that were filed in 2019. The site is bound by Broadway to the east and West 60th Street to the south, and sits just north of Columbus Circle and the southwestern corner entrance to Central Park.
Recent photos show 1841 Broadway reduced to about half its former height since our last update in late August. Workers are now disassembling the sixth floor behind the black netting and scaffolding covering the wide southern elevation and angled eastern profile facing Broadway. Meanwhile, 1845 Broadway now appears to be fully razed. At this pace, the entire demolition should be complete by early spring, with excavation, foundations, and the start of construction possibly commencing sometime in the second half of the year.
The 97-year-old 1841 Broadway formerly stood 12 stories with 114,022 square feet of space, while the 111-year-old 1845 Broadway was a smaller four-story commercial building that spanned just 15,068 square feet. The two properties sit between the Time Warner Center and Trump International Hotel & Tower, directly across from the 59th Street-Columbus Circle subway station, which is serviced by A, B, C, D, and 1 trains. The new superstructure will stand roughly twice as tall as 1841 Broadway’s original height and provide views of Central Park, Billionaires’ Row, and Columbus Circle.
No renderings, construction timelines, or completion date have been revealed for the project.