Back in November, YIMBY posted the first renderings for 76 Eleventh Avenue, which is being developed by HFZ Capital. Now, we have a new set of images for the project, which is being designed by Bjarke Ingels Group. They show major tweaks to the formerly jigsaw-like design, and accompanied EB-5 materials for the project sent to YIMBY.
76 11th Avenue
While the length of the High Line has seen a surge of construction since the elevated park initially opened, there are still a few major sites left that remain ripe for new development. Perhaps the largest such parcel is at 76 11th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Streets, which was acquired by HFZ Capital for $870 million back in April. Now, YIMBY can reveal the site’s preliminary plans, created by Bjarke Ingels Group.
Details are filtering in for HFZ Capital Group’s planned mixed-use development at 501 West 17th Street — aka 76 11th Avenue — in West Chelsea. Crain’s Business reports the developer plans 300 condominiums within the two 28- and 38-story towers, which will also integrate a new park space into the High Line. Bjarke Ingels Group is designing the 850,000-square foot project, which is expected to be delivered in 2018.
After obtaining $1 billion in financing, HFZ Capital Group has closed on the development site at 76 11th Avenue, or 518 West 18th Street, in West Chelsea. The lot comes remediated and vacant, and it’s one of the most expensive acquisitions in New York’s history, according to The Real Deal, clocking in at $1,100 per square-foot.
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