Articles by Michael Young

Ritz Carlton Nears Topping Out at 1185 Broadway in NoMad

Progress on the NoMad Ritz Carlton Hotel is soon going to reach its pinnacle. Located at 1185 Broadway at the northern intersection of West 28th Street and Broadway, the superstructure will culminate 580 feet above Midtown, yielding 150,000 square feet and 250 guest rooms. The 40-story skyscraper is designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by MarriottRitz Carlton Hotels, and Flag Luxury Properties. The interiors are being designed by Yabu Pushelberg.

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Korean Cultural Center of NYC Begins to Rise at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill

The Korean Cultural Center of NYC has finally begun to rise at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. The Midtown site, which is located between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue South, had sat dormant since excavation was completed following the official groundbreaking ceremony in June 2018. The project is designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group. The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY, purchased the property for $15.8 million in March 2008, including the use of nearly 4,500 square feet of air rights.

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BKSK Architects’ 75 West Broadway Still Appears Stalled in Tribeca

Work has yet to begin at 75 West Broadway, aka 61 Warren Street, a ten-story, 120-foot-tall residential building in Tribeca. The property has sat relatively quiet since YIMBY checked in last summer. Located along West Broadway between Warren Street and Murray Street, the forthcoming project is designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Cape Advisors and Forum Absolute Capital Partners and is set to yield 55,000 square feet.

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