Articles by Michael Young

The Cortland’s Red Brick Façade Continues Progress at 555 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea, Manhattan

Exterior work is continuing to shape up on The Cortland, a 26-story condominium building at 555 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the nearly 300-foot-tall, 250,000-square-foot project will yield 141 units, averaging around 2,245 square feet apiece. The building is located along West Street and the Hudson River waterfront between West 22nd and West 23rd Streets.

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39 West 23rd Street’s Glass and Stone Façade Continues Installation in Chelsea, Manhattan

Curtain wall work is continuing to shape up at 39 West 23rd Street, a 24-story residential development in the Flatiron District. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Anbau Enterprises, the project consists of two structures spanning between West 23rd and West 24th Streets, separated by a private interior courtyard. The site sits almost directly in the center of a rectangular parcel bound by Fifth Avenue to the east and Sixth Avenue to the west.

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Excavation Underway at 241 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Excavation has begun at 241 West 28th Street, the site of a 22-story, 479-unit residential project in Chelsea. Designed by COOKFOX for MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas, the two-tower development is progressing due to $173 million in construction financing arranged by Maverick Commercial Properties. MAG Partners acquired the property, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, in December 2018 and established a 99-year ground lease with Edison Properties. Thirty percent of the residential units will be reserved for low- and middle-income households.

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Renderings Revealed for Pi Capital Partners’ 335 Fifth Avenue in NoMad, Manhattan

YIMBY has exclusive new renderings for an upcoming 21-story mixed-use project at 335 Fifth Avenue in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of NoMad. Designed by Raymond Chan Architect PC and developed by James and Jerry Pi of Pi Capital Partners, the 72,000-square-foot building will yield 83 rental apartments above 10,000 square feet of commercial retail space, with the latter component spanning three stories at the base. The corner site is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 33rd Street, directly to the east of the Empire State Building.

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