David Chipperfield Architects

Demolition Begins for Rolex Headquarters at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition has begun on 665 Fifth Avenue, where Rolex is replacing its former 12-story International Style headquarters with a modern 21-story tower in Midtown. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and developed by Rolex Realty Company LLC, the new building will feature office space and retail frontage. Howard I. Shapiro & Associates filed permits last summer for the project, which is located on an 11,050-square-foot parcel at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street.

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11-19 Jane Street Reaches Full Completion in Manhattan’s West Village

Construction is now complete on 11-19 Jane Street, a six-story residential building in Manhattan’s West Village. Designed by London-based firm Chipperfield Architects and developed by Edward Minskoff of Minskoff Equities, the 31,000-square-foot project yields seven residential units, averaging 2,382 square feet each, and ground-floor retail space. The property is located on a wide plot between Greenwich Street and Eighth Avenue.

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11-19 Jane Street Wraps Up Construction In the West Village

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.

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YIMBY Checks in on Rolex Headquarters at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown

YIMBY checked in on 665 Fifth Avenue, the site of a forthcoming David Chipperfield Architects-designed headquarters for Rolex. The Midtown lot sits at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street and is currently occupied by a 12-story structure that was built in the 1970s. This International Style building will be torn down to make way for the new 25-story edifice, which will feature a contemporary design of irregularly stacked boxes clad in glass.

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