Davis Brody Bond‘s 21-story tech hub known as Zero Irving is rising quickly at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square. Formerly named the Union Square Tech Training Center, the project is being developed by RAL Development and Suffolk Construction and will yield 254,000 square feet with affordable and market-rate office space for tech companies, retail, and dining facilities managed by Urbanspace.
Demolition is finished and excavation work is now in full swing for Disney’s new 1.2-million-square-foot headquarters at 137 Varick Street, aka Four Hudson Square. Since YIMBY’s last update in late February, the final remaining building at 304 Hudson Street has been cleared from the property, which Disney purchased from Trinity Church Real Estate for $650 million. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed in partnership with Silverstein Properties, the upcoming 22-story building will eventually top out at 320 feet tall. Skanska oversaw the demolition process for the Hudson Square complex, which involved the razing of four structures.
\Construction is approaching completion at 25 Great Jones Street, aka 22 Bond Street, an 11-story condominium building in NoHo. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Second Development Services and Richport Group, the structure contains six residential units with prices starting at $9.8 million, and will include a penthouse that reportedly spans about 4,000 square feet. BKSK Architects is in charge of the interior design.
A new Le Meridien Hotel at 292 Fifth Avenue is expected to reach full completion in October 2020. The 187-key hotel topped out at 21 stories in 2019 and is one of the latest projects developed in collaboration by McSam Hotel Group and Gene Kaufman Architect.
The earth-toned brick masonry facade and grid of large square and narrow windows that make up the main southern elevation of 11-19 Jane Street is now complete, while work on the interiors should likely be wrapping up. Located in the Manhattan neighborhood of the West Village, the topped-out mixed-use residential and commercial project will soon debut as a 31,000-square-foot structure designed by London-based design firm David Chipperfield Architects, and developed by Edward Minskoff of Minskoff Equities. There will be a total of seven residential units inside, averaging 2,382 square feet each. The site is located between Greenwich Avenue and Eighth Avenue and is one street below Jackson Square Park.