Ismael Levya Architects

Southwest view of 601 West 29th Street In Hudson Yards. Courtesy of Douglaston Development

601 West 29th Street Tops Out, Will Bring 200+ Affordable Housing Units to Hudson Yards, Manhattan

This week Douglaston Development announced the topping out of 601 West 29th Street, a mixed-use residential tower that will bring 703 market-rate and 235 affordable housing residences to West Chelsea. The 60-story skyscraper encompasses an entire block on 11th Avenue from West 29th to West 30th Streets on the border of West Chelsea and Hudson Yards. In addition to the 938 rentals, components include over 50,000 square feet of amenity space and 15,000 square feet of retail space. FXCollaborative is responsible for the design of the 695-foot-tall building, with Levine Builders handling construction.

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New 35-Story Skyscraper Revealed at 509 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan

A new rendering has been revealed for 509 Third Avenue, a 35-story residential project underway in the Murray Hill section of Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Kevin Lalezarian under the Third and Thirty Four LLC, the 386-foot-tall structure will yield 299 residential units at the corner of Third Avenue and East 34th Street.

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Excavation Begins at 141 East 47th Street in Midtown East

Excavation is underway at 141 East 47th Street, the site of a 35-story residential tower in Midtown East. The 183,310-square-foot project is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Silverback Development. The latter was brought on by Hopson Development Holdings, which purchased the parcel for $115 million in December 2019 from the original developers, New Empire Real Estate. Located between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue, the development is set to yield 200 units and cost $250 million.

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Construction on 45 Park Place Remains Stalled in Tribeca

YIMBY’s Turkey Week tour of stalled projects continues with 45 Park Place, a 667-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Tribeca. Designed by SOMA Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects as the executive and residential architect, the 43-story tower has been on hold since late 2019. Sharif el-Gamal of Soho Properties is developing the project, with Piero Lissoni serving as the interior designer. 45 Park Place is located between Church Street and West Broadway, just to the north of the border with the Financial District. Permasteelisa Group and Vidaris are the façade consultants.

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