YIMBY reported on the first permits for a new 25-story development at 50 West 66th Street back in 2015. But since then, the site has seen a dramatic expansion. The Real Deal reports that the developer, Extell, has now acquired approximately 201,000 square feet of additional air rights for $202 million, and renderings have been released of the revised plans for the tower, by Snohetta, which indicate it will one-up 200 Amsterdam Avenue to become the tallest tower on the Upper West Side.
36 West 66th Street
Last year, Megalith Capital shelled out $85 million for three buildings on West 66th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West. Now the firm has filed plans for a 25-story mixed-use development there at 36 West 66th Street, down the block from Lincoln Center.