Construction Update

View of 35 Hudson Yards Plaza. Courtesy of Related-Oxford

YIMBY Tours Supertall Views From 35 Hudson Yards With Architect David Childs

Another major milestone was reached last Friday in conjunction with the celebratory opening of Hudson Yards35 Hudson Yards, a 1,000-foot-tall, Skidmore Owings & Merrill-designed supertall, launched sales of its 143 residential units. David Childs is the architect of the glass and Jura limestone skyscraper, which is the tallest residential tower at Hudson Yards. Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are the two developers for the 1.1-million-square-foot tower. The interiors are being designed by Tony Ingrao while sales are being handled by Related Sales and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.

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140 West 28th Street, rendering by Gene Kaufman

140 West 28th Street Crosses Halfway Mark Above Chelsea

Construction of a 419-foot-tall hotel at 140 West 28th Street in Chelsea is passing the halfway mark. Workers are currently pouring the 29th floor and getting ready to create the form work for the 30th floor. The tower is designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and is being developed by Eastern Consolidated. The property successfully secured a $121.35 million debt and equity package last year thanks to the Bank of the Ozarks and Square Mile Capital Management. There will be 526 rooms divided among a Marriott, TownePlace Suites, and Springhill Suites. Each will have its own separate lobby on the ground floor and shared common rooms.

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Permits Filed for 134 Erasmus Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits were recently filed for a five-story, mixed-use residential building at 134 Erasmus Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site sits at the intersection of Erasmus Street and Lloyd Street. The closest subways are the 2 and 5 train at the Church Avenue station. Prospect Park is about a 20-minute walk to the northwest. Raymond Chan Architect is the designer and the filing representative while Atari Realty is the owner of the property.

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The Jardim at 527 West 27th Street Nearing Completion in Chelsea

The Jardim at 527 West 27th Street is an upcoming 11-story residential complex in Chelsea. It stands adjacent to Zaha Hadid’s 520 West 28th Street project. The new property has already topped out and almost all the exterior work is finished, with only minor touches awaiting completion on the ground level and top floors. Meanwhile, the interiors of the 36 units are being fitted out, each averaging 2,500 square feet. The 90,000-square-foot undertaking is being designed by Isay Weinfeld and developed by Centaur Properties and Pizzarotti.

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Permits Filed For Nine-Story Building at 466 Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits were recently filed for a new nine-story mixed-use residential building at 466 Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Fariba Makooi of Fischer+Makooi Architects PLCC is the designer of the project, while Bac Group LTD is listed as the filing representative. The W Group of Brooklyn is listed as the owner of the property. The site sits on an 18,000-square-foot corner lot along the border of Williamsburg and Bedford-Stuyvesant. The closest subway is the G train at the Flushing Avenue subway station. The Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) runs several blocks away to the west, providing easy access to the northbound and southbound lanes.

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