Articles by Michael Young

Work Wraps on Robert A.M. Stern’s 250 West 81st Street, on the Upper West Side

Scaffolding for 250 West 81st Street on the Upper West Side has been completely dismantled. The exterior limestone and brick curtain wall at the corner of West 81st Street and Broadway fully stands out in the sunlight. The 209-foot-tall residential tower is designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Alchemy Properties while Stribling Marketing Associates manages sales. The 18-story structure yields 31 condominiums, averaging 2,700 square feet apiece. There are two- to five-bedroom units with prices ranging from $3.8 million to $15.7 million. The site is located two blocks from the 1 train at the 79th Street subway station.

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258 Bowery Tops Out While Interior Work Continues, in Nolita

Work on an 85-foot tall residential development at 258 Bowery has topped out. The 3,700-square-foot building, which is being designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Premiere Equities, will yield 14,611 square feet. The eight-story structure will contain five apartments, averaging 2,922 square feet apiece. The property is located in Nolita between Houston Street and Stanton Street and sits across from the New Museum. The site, purchased for $10 million several years ago, replaces an old three-story kitchen supply store, as previously reported by Bowery Boogie.

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Excavation Begins For One Boerum Place, in Downtown Brooklyn

Excavation has begun for One Boerum Place in Downtown Brooklyn. The upcoming ground-up, mixed-use condominium tower will rise 21 stories on a narrow, triangular-shaped plot of land. The site is bound by Boerum Place, Red Hook Lane, and Fulton Street. SLCE Architects is the designer while Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group are the developers. The joint venture team was recently able to acquire a $165 million construction loan from Jutland Finance. The total cost of One Boerum Place is expected to be around $250 million.

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Construction at David Adjaye’s 130 William Street Reaches Final Two Floors, in the Financial District

Construction at 130 William Street is two floors from topping out over the Financial District. The upcoming condominium tower is the first project in New York City by Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye AssociatesHill West Architects is the architect of record while Lightstone Group is the developer. The 66-story development will rise 800 feet tall and yield 244 units marketed by Corcoran Sunshine.

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