Construction continues to rise on 270 Park Avenue, JPMorgan Chase‘s new 1,388-foot-tall, 70-story supertall headquarters in Midtown East. Severud Associates is the engineer of record and Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers (MRCE) designed the structural foundation elements for the 2.5 million-square-foot tower, which takes up a full city block between Park and Madison Avenues and 47th and 48th Streets.
Construction is rising on 606 West 30th Street, a 42-story residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties, the 545-foot-tall structure will yield 312,350 square feet, with 192,780 square feet of residential space and 14,240 square feet of commercial space. Highbury Concrete is pouring the concrete and Hudson 37 LLC is listed as the general contractor for the project, which is also known as Tower B in a two-skyscraper development alongside FXCollaborative and Douglaston Development‘s topped-out 601 West 29th Street. The property is located between Eleventh Avenue and West Street, near the border with West Chelsea.
Fresh renderings by DBOX shed new light on PENN 15, a 56-story, 1,200-foot-tall commercial skyscraper at 15 Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Foster + Partners and developed by Vornado Realty Trust, the 2.7 million-square-foot supertall will rise from the site of the Hotel Pennsylvania, which has been closed since early 2020 and is beginning the demolition process. The tower will be the tallest component in the 7.4-million-square-foot Penn District master plan, on a plot bound by Seventh Avenue to the west, West 32nd Street to the south, and West 33rd Street to the north.
Demolition is underway at 570 Fifth Avenue, the site of a potential supertall skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Developed by Extell, the tower could reach a height of 1,100 feet and 78 floors on a 43,011-square-foot plot at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 46th Street. The parcel had mostly sat vacant for the past several years, and includes several old structures that are now in the process of being razed. There is still no architect publicly announced, nor clear indication of the building’s programming, though a series of zoning and massing diagrams and ground-floor plans suggest either an office complex or a residential and hotel development, with the latter reaching supertall status.
French design house Hermès has signed a 71,757-square-foot lease at 550 Madison Avenue, Philip Johnson’s landmarked commercial tower in Midtown East, Manhattan. The sprawling new office will span three full levels across the 23rd through 25th floors.