Midtown

Exterior Work Continues on 30 West 39th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

Exterior work is progressing slowly at 30 West 39th Street, a 323-foot-tall hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 27-story structure will yield 133,500 square feet and 330 rooms. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, a block south of Bryant Park.

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Project Commodore, aka 175 Park Avenue. Rendering by Skidmore Owings & Merrill.

1,600-Foot Tall Project Commodore Fully Unveiled, at 175 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Skidmore Owings & Merrill has revealed a new set of renderings for Project Commodore, a 1,600-foot supertall office skyscraper that would become the tallest building in Midtown East and the tallest in the Western Hemisphere by roof height. Addressed as 175 Park Avenue, the 83-story project is being developed by RXR Realty and TF Cornerstone and is planned to rise on the site of the 26-story Grand Hyatt New York. The structure will yield 500 Hyatt hotel rooms on the upper floors spanning 453,000 square feet; 10,000 square feet of retail space on the ground and cellar levels; and 2.1 million square feet of office space. The Grand Hyatt New York is currently zoned for 860,000 square feet of development and is bound by 42nd Street to the south, Lexington Avenue and the Chrysler Building to the east, 420 Lexington Avenue to the north, and Grand Central Terminal to the west.

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Maverick Nears Completion at 215 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Exterior work is finishing up on Maverick, a pair of connected 20-story residential buildings at 215 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Designed by DXA Studio and developed by HAP Investments, the 162,834-square-foot property stands at almost 250 feet tall and consists of  87 condominiums, and 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The site is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues at 215 West 28th Street. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing and Fredrik Eklund’s and John Gomes’ Eklund | Gomes team, with Alex Lundqvist as the sales director are handling sales and marketing of the units, which just launched this month. Available one-bedrooms start at $1.3 million, and two-bedrooms at $1.995 million. Prices for three and four-bedroom residences are available upon request.

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