Midtown

Madison House Prepares for Occupancy at 15 East 30th Street in NoMad, Manhattan

At number 17 on our year-end countdown is Madison House, an 805-foot-tall residential skyscraper nearing completion at 126 Madison Avenue in the Midtown district of NoMad. Alternately addressed as 15 East 30th Street, the 62-story reinforced concrete tower is designed by Handel Architects and developed by Fosun Group and JD Carlisle and will yield 199 condominiums with sales and marketing led by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, as well as 7,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Madison House has a T-shaped footprint stretching between East 30th and 31st Streets and also features a narrow one-story sliver that runs along Madison Avenue. YIMBY last reported that the residential inventory is more than 65 percent sold with over $400 million in sales, and occupancy is set to begin in February 2022.

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601 West 29th Street Nears Completion in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Façade work is nearing completion on 601 West 29th Street, a 695-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards and number 19 on our year-end construction countdown. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Douglaston Development, the 60-story structure is also known as “Tower A” in a two-building development alongside 606 West 30th Street, which has yet to begin rising over Midtown, Manhattan. 601 West 29th Street will yield 703 market-rate and 235 affordable housing residences, 50,000 square feet of amenity space, and 15,000 square feet of retail space. Levine Builders is constructing the property, which is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the east, West 29th Street to the south, and West 30th Street to the north.

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Construction And Window Installation Continues At 115 East 55th Street In Midtown East, Manhattan

Work is continuing to wrap up on 115 East 55th Street, an 18-story residential building in Midtown East. Designed by SLCE Architects for Zeckendorf Development, the 185-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure will yield 71,961 square feet and 58 units. CM& Associates Construction Management, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a relatively small site between Lexington and Park Avenues, directly to the east of Norman Foster’s 425 Park Avenue.

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Rendering of 12 West 57th Street by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

SOM’s 12 West 57th Street Awaits Final Demolition in Midtown, Manhattan

At number 21 on our year-end countdown is 12 West 57th Street, a 672-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill and developed by Sheldon Solow of Solow Management Corp., who filed permits for the proposal in 2019, the tower will rise along Billionaires’ Row between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and West 56th and 57th Streets. Before construction can break ground, the remaining two structures occupying the plot from 10 to 20 West 57th Street must first be demolished.

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New public walkway, green spaces, and seating at Chelsea Waterside Park - Abel Bainnson Butz Landscape Architects

Hudson River Park Trust Breaks Ground on Phase Two of Chelsea Waterside Park Expansion Project in Manhattan

Hudson River Park Trust has kicked off construction for phase two of the Chelsea Waterside Park Expansion Project. Wedged between 23rd Street, Eleventh Avenue, and the West Side Highway, the project site will eventually include a permanent picnic area, new public restrooms or comfort stations, an expanded turf field for sports, a small concession stand, and an expanded dog run with pet-accessible fountains.

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