YIMBY went to check in on the progress of the nine-building Essex Crossing complex on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where two structures are getting closer to completion. The exterior of Handel Architects‘ 180 Broome Street is almost finished, while façade work is rapidly progressing on the CetraRuddy-designed 202 Broome Street. Both mixed-use developments join the six-acre master plan that is expected to cost $1 billion and will bring more than 1,000 new homes, 100,000 square feet of green space, over 350,000 square feet of offices, and 300,000 square feet of retail to the booming neighborhood. Triton Construction is the general contractor for the project.
Work is moving along on Rose Hill, where the majority of the curtain wall has been installed on the northern elevation of the NoMad residential skyscraper. Only the upper floors, crown, and ground floor have yet to be enclosed in the tower’s signature Art Deco-inspired finish. Located at 30 East 29th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue, Rose Hill stands 639 feet tall and will yield 123 condominiums marketed by CORE Real Estate. The 45-story building is designed by CetraRuddy Architecture for Rockefeller Group.
Foundations have reached street level at 22 Chapel Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Work has moved along swiftly on the 211-foot-tall residential building since YIMBY checked on the site in August, when excavation was just beginning. The 20-story rental project is designed by CetraRuddy and is being developed by Delshah Capital and OTL Enterprises. Located to the east of St. James Cathedral Basilica by the Brooklyn end of the Manhattan Bridge, 22 Chapel Street will contain 133,181 square feet divided among 180 units.
As 2019 comes to a close, excavation and foundation work has yet to begin at 45 Broad Street, where the sixth-tallest construction project in New York is set to rise. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Madison Equities and Pizzarotti LLC, the residential skyscraper is planned to reach a height of 1,115 feet above the Financial District, just steps from the New York Stock Exchange.
Coming in at number 23 on our countdown of the tallest construction projects underway in New York City is 520 West 41st Street. YIMBY previously reported an exclusive rendering reveal for a possible two-tower mixed-use development at the Midtown West site, with the taller structure potentially rising 758 feet tall. Owner and developer Silverstein Properties called on CetraRuddy Architecture to create a pair of offset glass skyscrapers on the property near the edge of the Manhattan waterfront, and there have been a number of design changes over the past several years. Leeding Builders Group will be the general contractor.