Articles by Michael Young

Final Exterior Touches Underway for Pendry Manhattan West Hotel in Midtown West

Construction is nearing completion on the Pendry Manhattan West Hotel, a 281-foot-tall hotel at Four Manhattan West in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Brookfield Properties, the 21-story building is just one of five buildings in the Manhattan West master plan, which sits directly across Tenth Avenue from Hudson Yards. The Pendry Manhattan West Hotel will provide a total of 164 guest rooms and a selection of condominiums on the upper levels.

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The Spiral at 66 Hudson Boulevard Nearly One-Third of The Way Up in Hudson Yards

Construction on Bjarke Ingels Group‘s 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, is around one-third of its full architectural height. The massive $3.7 billion Hudson Yards supertall is being built directly across the street to the north of Foster + Partners‘ 50 Hudson Yards, which has been rising neck and neck with BIG’s 66-story design throughout most of 2020. Tishman Speyer is the developer, Turner Construction Company is the construction manager, and Banker Steel is in charge of manufacturing the steel for the 1,031-foot-tall skyscraper.

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The West’s Façade Continues Installation at 547 West 47th Street in Hell’s Kitchen

Exterior work is progressing on The West, a 12-story residential building at 547 West 47th Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Located between West 47th Street and West 48th Street, the 201,000-square-foot project is designed by Concrete and developed by Ironstate Development, CB Developers, and SK Development Group, which purchased the property for $93 million in the summer of 2018. The developers are aiming for LEED certification.

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11 Hancock, image by Aline Tom of +TOM

Eleven Hancock’s Curtain Wall Installation Begins at 362 West 125th Street in Harlem

Exterior work is moving along at Eleven Hancock, a 12-story residential building at 362 West 125th Street in Harlem. The 130,000-square-foot project is designed by Isaac & Stern Architects and developed by Nortco Development, which purchased the plot and 27,500 square feet of development rights for $28.5 million four years ago. Lemay + Escobar is responsible for the interior design and the Krantz + Krantz Team of Halstead Development Marketing is handling sales for the 71 units, which will consist of studio, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom layouts.

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