Gene Kaufman Architect

Marriott Hotel Nears Completion at 140 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Work is wrapping up on 140 West 28th Street, a 470-foot-tall dual-brand Marriott Hotel in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect for Sam Chang of the McSam Hotel Group, the 46-story structure yields 173,000 square feet and 531 guest rooms across both a TownePlace Suites and Springhill Suites. Omnibuild is in charge of constructing the edifice, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in the Flower District.

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Window Installation Finishes on 76 Eighth Avenue in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Exterior work is continuing on 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Greenwich Village. Designed in collaboration between Gene Kaufman Architect and RAAD Studios and developed by Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street.

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Gene Kaufman’s 1,048-Room Hotel at 150 West 48th Street Passes Halfway Mark in Times Square, Manhattan

Construction is continuing to rise on 150 West 48th Street, a 330-foot tall, 38-story Hilton hotel in Times Square. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sam Chang of McSam Hotel Group, the 320,000-square-foot structure will yield 1,048 hotel rooms, up from the previous reported count of 974, making it the ninth-largest hotel in New York City. McSam Hotel Group purchased the site from Rockefeller Group in early 2019 for $140 million, and received a $250 million construction loan before work broke ground in 2020. Omnibuild is in charge of constructing the hotel.

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