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Aerial rendering of 330 West 42nd Street - MdeAS Architects

Partial Commercial-to-Residential Conversion Revealed for McGraw-Hill Building in Midtown, Manhattan

Resolution Real Estate has revealed plans for a partial residential conversion of the McGraw-Hill Building, a 33-story landmarked tower at 330 West 42nd Street in Midtown, Manhattan. The announcement comes on the heels of the firm’s recent completion of a major renovation of the building’s commercial spaces. MdeAS Architects is leading the office and residential conversions, with SLCE Architects designing all apartment layouts.

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Excavation Progresses at 126 East 57th Street in Midtown East, Manhattan

Excavation is progressing at 126 East 57th Street, the site of a 28-story residential building on Billionaires’ Row in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by ODA Architecture and developed by MRR Development under the MRR 1326 LLC, the 346-foot-tall structure will yield 147 condominium units spread across 170,000 square feet with interiors by Gabellini Sheppard, as well as 5,000 square feet of lower-level retail space. WSP USA is the engineer and Plaza Buildings is the general contractor for the project, which is being constructed on an L-shaped parcel at the corner of East 56th Street and Lexington Avenue. The narrow panhandle section of the building’s footprint will extend north to East 57th Street. ODA is also in charge of designing the interiors.

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Demolition Wraps Up for KPF-Designed Office Skyscraper at 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Demolition is nearly complete at 343 Madison Avenue, the site of a 49-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 844-foot-tall structure will yield 750,400 square feet of office space, ground-floor retail, and multiple cellar levels. Titan Industrial Services is the demolition contractor for the property, which is bound by East 45th Street to the north, East 44th Street to the south, and Madison Avenue to the west.

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405 Park Avenue Completes Demolition in Midtown East, Manhattan

Demolition is complete at 405 Park Avenue, the site of a possible new skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. No architect or details have been revealed for the forthcoming structure, which is being developed by MRP Realty, though the breadth of the plot suggests that it will likely support an office tower yielding several hundred thousand square feet. Titan Industrial SVC Corp. is the demolition contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Park Avenue and East 54th Street.

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KPF’s 520 Fifth Avenue Supertall Rises Above Street Level in Midtown, Manhattan

Construction is rising above street level on 520 Fifth Avenue, a 76-story residential supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 1,000-foot-tall structure will span 507,608 square feet yield 98 residential units, as well as commercial space on the lower floors and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, one block north of Bryant Park.

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