The Pestana NY East Hotel at 23 East 39th Street celebrated its grand opening earlier this week. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, the building stands 27 stories above Midtown, Manhattan. The 40,000 square foot structure contains 96 guest rooms, a fitness center, a bar, and an outdoor patio. Select guest suites offer balconies with clear views of the Empire State Building. At the ground floor, the lobby of includes a fireplace and a small lounge for breakfast and casual dining.
Construction is climbing at 799 Broadway, a 12-story, 182-foot-tall building at the corner of Broadway and East 11th Street in Greenwich Village. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by Columbia Property Trust, the project recently reached the halfway mark and will contain around 180,00 square feet of office space marketed by Cushman & Wakefield.
Minrav Development has released the first renderings of the interiors of 368 Third Avenue, which recently topped out in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed in partnership by Paris Forino and SLCE Architects, the 35-story condominium tower will debut as “VU” and will comprise 100 individual homes. Accommodations range from studios to three-bedroom spreads with prices expected to start at $840,000 when sales launch this spring.
Excavation is underway at 530 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea, in preparation for the construction of a 12-story residential building. Located at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 14th Street, the 63,000-square-foot project is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and is being developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, which purchased the property for $53 million from Extell in the fall of 2018.
Macy’s Inc. is pursuing plans to build an office tower over its block-long flagship store in Herald Square, Midtown. Proposals include upward of one million square feet of office space, a sky lobby with views of the city, and public improvements to the surrounding open spaces and subway stations. Today, YIMBY has the reveal for the tower, which was posted by forum users after being spotted within a Macy’s release this week, which showcase the skyscraper as it would stand atop the iconic Midtown retailer.