The reinforced concrete structure at 111 Varick Street has topped out in Hudson Square. The 27-story residential project is located at the northern corner of Varick Street and Broome Street, and is designed by S9 Architecture and developed by Madigan Development. The building will contain 100 affordable and market-rate units, as well as ground-floor retail space. CM & Associates is in charge of the construction.
Articles by Michael Young
Work is moving along smoothly at 128 West 23rd Street in Chelsea, where the first several floors of the future 15-story residential complex have been built. The site is located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, and will contain 40,230 square feet of residential space split among 33 units, for an average of about 1,200 square feet apiece. The building will also feature 3,598 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Valyrian Capital and Pan Brothers are the developers of the site while Kutnicki Bernstein Architects is the architect of record.
Vertical construction at 45 Park Place is coming to a close, as workers appear to have reached the top floors of the stepped, reinforced concrete superstructure. The 667-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which is located along the border of Tribeca and the Financial District, is being designed by SOMA Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects serving as the executive and residential architect. Sharif el-Gamal of Soho Properties is the developer of the 43-story property. Sales of the units, which feature interiors designed by Piero Lissoni, are being handled by Corcoran Sunshine.
Excavation has begun at the site of 450 Eleventh Avenue to clear the way for a new 531-room hotel from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The 487-foot-tall building will be designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Groups. The property is located across from the Jacob K. Javits Center between West 36th Street and West 37th Street.
The bubbling and bulging sculptural windows of 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea are making their way toward the tops of the new pair of residential buildings. The reinforced concrete structures, which straddle the High Line, are designed by Thomas Heatherwick of Heatherwick Studio and developed by Related Companies. The entire site takes up the eastern half of the parcel of land along Tenth Avenue between West 18th Street and West 19th Street. The taller, 22-story sibling on the western end of the property recently topped out across from the shorter, ten-story component. Both will eventually be enclosed with the same architectural curtain wall of gray-colored bricks and bulbous bay windows. SLCE Architects is the executive architect of the project.