Elkus Manfredi

200 Amsterdam Avenue Prevails Against NIMBYs in Appellate Ruling, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Yesterday the New York State’s Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously ruled in favor of 200 Amsterdam Avenue‘s developers, SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan America, and the construction of the Upper West Side’s current tallest skyscraper. The First Department ruling affirmed the building permits for the Elkus Manfredi Architects-designed structure, which stands 668 feet tall. It also serves as a win for the City of New York, while overturning the lower court’s February 2020 trial court ruling, which had sought to retroactively apply a draft zoning interpretation calling for a reduction in height for the 52-story tower.

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200 Amsterdam Avenue’s Exterior Nears Completion, on the Upper West Side

Exterior work is nearing completion on 200 Amsterdam Avenue, the Upper West Side’s current tallest skyscraper and number 22 on our countdown of the tallest projects underway in the city. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and developed by SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan America, the 668-foot-tall, 52-story structure will yield 283,000 square feet with interior design by CetraRuddy. The tower was the subject of intense NIMBY opposition earlier this year, culminating in a State Supreme Court ruling calling for a possible height reduction of 20 or more floors. However, the developers appealed the decision and construction continued as planned.

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The Charlotte’s Curtain Wall Continues Assembly at 25 Columbus Drive in Jersey City

Curtain wall work is continuing on The Charlotte, a 626-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 25 Columbus Drive in Jersey City and number 24 on our construction countdown. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects for Mack-Cali’s Roseland Residential Trust, the 57-story tower will yield 750 units with interiors designed by Fogarty Finger. Melillo + Bauer Associates is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, AMA Consulting Engineers is the mechanical engineer, and KSS Architects is the designer of the school that will be located in the podium.

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Harborside 8 and 9. Rendering via Mack-Cali’s quarterly report

Mack-Cali’s Harborside 8 Awaits Start of Excavation in Jersey City

Today, we wrap up our weeklong Jersey City update with a preview of Harborside 8, the most notable project on the drawing boards for the city. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and developed by Roseland Residential Trust, a subsidiary of Mack Cali, the 68-story, 708-foot-tall residential skyscraper will stand as one of the tallest buildings in the state and make a profound impact on the skyline along the Hudson River.

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The Charlotte’s Façade Rising Quickly at 25 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City

Façade work is progressing on The Charlotte, a 57-story mixed-use skyscraper at 25 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects for Mack-Cali’s Roseland Residential Trust, the 626-foot-tall reinforced concrete superstructure topped out back in early September, and its glass and metal curtain wall has since risen more than halfway to the parapet. The property will yield 750 units with interior design by Fogarty FingerMelillo + Bauer Associates is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, AMA Consulting Engineers is the mechanical engineer, and KSS Architects is the designer of the school that will be located in the podium.

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