Articles by Michael Young

Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center Quickly Rising in the Financial District

The cubic structure of the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center is continuing to take shape in the Financial District. Designed by REX and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect, the 138-foot-tall structure is located in the World Trade Center complex at the foot of One World Trade. A lot of progress has occurred since our last update in early February, when the steel trusses that form the bottom portion of the superstructure were just being assembled. Now work has climbed well above with the formation of the multi-story perimeter of V-shaped columns. This section of the building will be enclosed in the white marble façade.

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Pelli Clarke Pelli’s 555 West 38th Street Continues to Climb in Hudson Yards

Construction is climbing at 555 West 38th Street, a 570-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and developed by Rockrose with SLCE as the architect of record, the 52-story structure is rising directly across Eleventh Avenue from the ongoing expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Center. The property will contain 598 rental units.

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New Renderings Revealed For Ismael Leyva Architects’ 606 West 30th Street, in Hudson Yards

YIMBY has the exclusive reveal for new renderings of Ismael Leyva Architects’ 606 West 30th Street, a 545-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper on the border of West Chelsea and Hudson Yards. Also referred to as Tower B in a two-building development along with 601 West 29th Street, the project is being developed by Lalezarian Properties and will yield 312,350 square feet. Of that, 192,780 square feet will be designated to residential space and 14,240 square feet for commercial use. The program will feature both condominiums and rentals, but the exact breakdown not been announced yet.

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Near-Supertall 3 Hudson Boulevard Reaches Street Level in Hudson Yards

Construction has reached street level on Three Hudson Boulevard, a planned $3 billion office skyscraper designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Boston Properties and The Moinian Group. The Hudson Yards development will rise around 940 feet and yield 1.86 million square feet, featuring column-free floor plates, private outdoor terraces for select suites, and wide views of the Manhattan skyline and Hudson River.

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