BKSK Architects

144 Barrow Street Tops Out in West Village, Manhattan

Construction has topped out on 144 Barrow Street, a seven-story residential building in Manhattan‘s West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by 144 Barrow Street LLC, the 24,800-square-foot structure will yield 16 residential units and 1,800 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Titanium Construction Services is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a relatively narrow 5,000-square-foot site bound by Christopher Street to the north and Barrow Street to the south.

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Demolition Reaches Street Level Behind Preserved Façade of 16 East 16th Street In Union Square, Manhattan

Demolition is wrapping up at 16 East 16th Street, where a historic six-story structure is being converted into a nine-story hotel in Union Square. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Trevor Stahelski under the Gramercy Park House LLC, the project involves the preservation of the façade of the 1891 building, which originally served as the Margaret Louisa Home, a boarding house for women, and later as a health club. MJM Associates Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Union Square West and Fifth Avenue.

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Charlotte of the Upper West Side Nears Completion on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Exterior work is nearing completion on Charlotte of The Upper West Side, a nine-story residential building at 470 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by The Roe Corporation, the structure was engineered to Passive House standards and will yield seven full-floor condominium units with interiors by Alyssa Kapito Interiors and BKSK. Compass is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is located between West 82nd and 83rd Streets, just north of the American Museum of Natural History.

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Charlotte of The Upper West Side’s Exterior Progresses on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Exterior work is continuing on Charlotte of The Upper West Side, a nine-story condominium building at 470 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by The Roe Corporation, the structure is engineered to meet eco-friendly standards set by the German-based Passive House Institute, which is known to reduce energy consumption for heating and cooling by up to 90 percent. Alyssa Kapito Interiors and BKSK both designed the interiors, Compass is handling sales and marketing of the seven full-floor condominiums, and Hudson Meridian Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located between West 82nd and 83rd Streets, just north of the American Museum of Natural History.

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540 Hudson Street Rises Above Street Level in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Construction on 540 Hudson Street is progressing as the seven-story, 63-foot-tall reinforced concrete superstructure begins to climb above the sidewalk scaffolding. William Gottlieb Real Estate is the developer and Titanium Construction Services is the general contractor of the Greenwich Village property, which is located at the corner of Hudson and Charles Streets. The residential and retail building is rising on what was once a vacant lot and before that a gas station and garage. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved the updated plans last December and BKSK Architects is adopting the original design that was first envisioned by Morris Adjmi Architects. The final result will be a 48,535-square-foot building with 6,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and cellar, and a total of 26 apartments.

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