Construction on a 19-story residential building at 157-161 East 28th Street in the Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay is about to surpass several adjacent low-rise structures. Now clearing the sixth floor, the reinforced concrete structure will eventually be 191 feet tall. C3D Architecture is the project architect while Alex Forkosh of Forkosh Development is the developer of the 43-unit, 66,125-square-foot project. The company purchased the lot back in January 2018 for $43 million, and three low-rise apartment buildings were demolished to clear the way for the new structure.
Following the demolition of three low-rise apartment buildings in Kips Bay Manhattan, construction has kicked-off at 157-161 East 28th Street. New renderings have surfaced at the construction site for the property and reveal a departure from the originally announced red-brick structure.
About two years ago, an old Yeshiva University lecture hall in Murray Hill, on the East Side of Manhattan, bit the dust. Now, completion of its replacement is not far off.
A tipster sent along the first rendering for 237 East 34th Street, which is about to give rise to a predominantly residential building. The site’s former occupant was a lecture hall used by Yeshiva University, and…