Construction activity is underway at 519 West 29th Street in Chelsea, where a ten-story residential building is set to rise. Developed by Churchill Real Estate and Six Sigma with Rand Engineering and Architecture as the architect of record, the 135-foot-tall structure will yield 56,160 square feet divided among 60 condominiums. The site is located between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues on the western side of the High Line.
The superstructure of 555 West 22nd Street appears to have topped out near the Chelsea waterfront. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the 26-story condominium building now stands about 300 feet tall. The 250,000-square-foot project is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street and will yield 141 units, averaging around 2,245 square feet apiece.
500 West 25th Street is beginning to reveal more of its Alabama Limestone and glass envelope as the scaffolding comes down. Located at the corner of West 25th Street and Tenth Avenue in Chelsea immediately to the east of the High Line, the ten-story residential building is designed by GF55 Partners and being developed by GDS Development. L’Observatoire International is in charge of the façade lighting.
YIMBY recently toured the sales gallery for the upcoming partial residential conversion of the Waldorf Astoria. Dubbed The Towers of The Waldorf Astoria, the project will create 375 residences ranging from studios to penthouses. Addressed 303 Park Avenue, the 625-foot-tall Art Deco landmark was built by Schultze and Weaver in 1931 and is currently undergoing a major restoration that also includes the renovation of 375 hotel rooms.
Edge observation deck, the most anticipated public-facing component of the Hudson Yards megaproject, is finally open. Perched 1,131 feet above Tenth Avenue on the 100th floor of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s 30 Hudson Yards, Edge galvanizes the new mixed-use neighborhood with an attraction unlike any other in New York.