Façade installation is nearing completion on One Madison Avenue, a 27-story commercial building in the Flatiron District. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green, the National Pension Service of Korea, and Hines, the project involves the gut renovation of an existing eight-story structure and the construction of a 19-story glass-clad addition above its roof parapet, and will yield 1.4 million square feet of office space and ground-floor retail. NYC Constructors is building the expansion and AECOM Tishman is the construction manager for the property, which occupies a full city block at the southeast corner of Madison Square Park between Madison Avenue, Park Avenue South, East 23rd Street, and East 24th Street.
Articles by Michael Young
New renderings have been revealed for The Giorgio Armani Residences, a 12-story mixed-use building under construction at 760 Madison Avenue in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by SL Green Realty in a collaborative partnership with Giorgio Armani Corp., the topped-out 189-foot-tall structure will yield 91,179 square feet with ten condominium units and a 19,387-square-foot Giorgio Armani flagship boutique. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 65th Street.
Earthwork is getting underway at 164 4th Avenue, the site of a 17-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by SBLM Architects and developed by JLL Capital Markets, the 142,000-square-foot structure will yield 160 rental apartments with 30 percent designated as affordable housing, as well as 12,391 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. ECD NY, Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of 4th Avenue and Douglass Street.
Façade installation is progressing on 420 Carroll Street, a two-tower residential complex in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Domain Companies, the project consists of a 20-story, 224-foot-tall tower and a shorter 15-story sibling and will yield 360 units with 25 percent reserved for affordable housing, as well as 27,500 square feet of retail space, 7,700 square feet of “Gowanus Mix” space pursuant to the 82-block district rezoning, and a new public promenade along the Gowanus Canal. Studio Mainer is the interior designer, Scape is the landscape architect, and Mega Contracting Group is the general contractor for the development, which strands on a trapezoidal plot bound by Carroll Street to the north, the Powerhouse Arts building and its parking lot to the south, and the Gowanus Canal to the west.
Construction is rising on 499 President Street, an eight-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by The Brodsky Organization and Avery Hall Investments, the 322,000-square-foot structure will yield 350 rental units in studio to two-bedrooms layouts, with 25 percent designated for affordable housing, as well as 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the 1.6-acre property, which is bound by Union Street to the north, President Street to the south, and Nevins Street to the west.