YIMBY has the first look at new renderings for a 31-story mixed-use building at 200 East 34th Street, aka 501 Third Avenue, in Kips Bay. Xiaocheng Zhou under COA 200 East 34th LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications on recently filed permits for the development. The project is being designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and will eventually rise as a 388-foot-tall tower yielding a total of 135,094 square feet.
Articles by Michael Young
The future 138-foot-tall, marbled-cladded Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center is finally beginning to take shape in the Financial District. Rex Architecture is the design architect and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is the developer of the property, which sits on the northern end of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex. Davis Brody Bond Architects is the executive architect. The project site is adjacent to the future eastern entrance and outdoor plaza of One World Trade Center’s glass podium and directly south of Seven World Trade Center.
The reinforced concrete structure for the 203-room Aloft Hotel at 132 West 28th Street is close to topping out in Chelsea. Peter Poon Architects is the designer and Frank Ng is the developer of the 326-foot-tall, 32-story tower, which is located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue.
Work on 56 Leonard Street‘s amorphous mirrored “bean” sculpture has begun. The artwork sits at the base of Tribeca‘s tallest residential skyscraper designed by Herzog & de Meuron, and is the work of Anish Kapoor, the creator behind Chicago’s chrome steel-plated Cloud Gate and the ArcelorMittal Orbit from the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Construction workers are beginning to place the first portions of the bean into position with multiple sections arriving on site.
Construction is progressing quickly on the 46-story, dual-brand Marriott Hotel at 140 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Installation of the windows on the northern and southern elevations of the topped-out structure is almost entirely completed, and work should begin soon on the metallic cladding that will cover the remainder of the curtain wall. The 470-foot-tall tower is designed by Gene Kaufman Architect for the McSam Hotel Group and will contain 173,000 square feet of newly built space. Omnibuild is in charge of the construction, and its banner is displayed over the building’s future entrance along West 28th Street.