Articles by Michael Young

Site Work Commences for Bjarke Ingels-Designed “29th & 5th” at 3 West 29th Street in NoMad, Manhattan

Known simply as “29th & 5th,” the site for BIG’s proposed NoMad skyscraper is located at 3 West 29th Street, several blocks south of the Empire State Building, in Midtown Manhattan. The future office tower will eventually rise 34 stories and 551 feet tall, making it stand out amongst the local vicinity. Covering 300,000 square feet, it incorporates a mix of a glass curtain wall on the eastern facade with staggered open terraces for workers to step out and see the views of the skyline. HFZ Capital Group is the developer of the upcoming project.

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543 West 122nd Street, design by INC, rendering by Binyan Studios

Exclusive: The Vandewater Tops-Out 385 Feet Above Morningside Heights at 543 West 122nd Street

Standing north of Columbia University at 543 West 122nd Street, behind the Jewish Theological Seminary, is the new residential tower dubbed “Vandewater”. Located in Morningside Heights, which was originally called Vandewater Heights, the new 385-foot-tall building will come with over 300,000 square feet of space, and 183 condominiums spread over 33 floors. SLCE Architects is the executive architect while Incorporated Architecture & Design is the designer for the project. Savanna is the project’s developer, while Halstead Property Development Marketing is handling sales.

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“Trinity Commons” Officially Tops-Out 424 Feet Above The Financial District at 74 Trinity Place

Steel construction of 74 Trinity Place has topped-out over the Financial District less than a year after work rose above ground level. The new 26-story, 424-foot-tall office building is designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, with Stephen B. Jacobs Group serving as executive architect. The developer is Trinity Real Estate. The total scope of the new tower is around 310,000 square feet, and offices start on the seventh floor. The last piece of steel went up last week in a topping out ceremony hosted by the developers.

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LPC’s Stranglehold on Greenwich Village Yields LPC-Bound Proposal for Mega-Mansion Conversion at 36-38 West 10th Street

A new proposal to merge and renovate 36 and 38 West 10th Street is set to be reviewed by the LPC today. Located along West 10th street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue in Greenwich Village, the project is composed of two five-story brownstones, each with six units apiece, which will be turned into a single mansion. The revisions are being carried out by John Ike of Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects. The developer of the project is Tom Van Loben Sels.

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Rendering Revealed for 25 West 24th Street, in The Flatiron District

When YIMBY last checked in on the site for 25 West 24th Street back in 2016, a 47-bed homeless shelter was in the works, proposed by the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). Now, a new rendering by Issac & Stern Architects has revealed the planned exterior for the project in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, which indicates a substantial change in plans. The new structure shown looks to stand 18 stories tall, and is located between 5th and 6th Avenue.

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