With a vote of 49 to zero, the City Council unanimously approved the application for a 63-story office tower at One Vanderbilt, as well as the rezoning for a five-block stretch of Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd and 47th Streets.
Kohn Pedersen Fox
The developers of a 62-story, 139-unit mixed-use tower at 101-111 Murray Street, in Tribeca, have reportedly found financing, valued in the hundreds of millions, from a Chinese insurance company. YIMBY confirmed in March that 111 Murray Street will rise 857 feet tall, but first revealed the design in June of 2014. Witkoff Group and Fisher Brothers are developing; Kohn Pedersen Fox is designing. The site’s predecessor has now been demolished, and completion is expected in 2017.
YIMBY recently brought you renderings of proposals for Building 1 of Riverside Center by Arquitectonica, and permits were subsequently filed earlier this month. Now, we have the reveal for the project, which will be designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. It sits on the northwestern corner of the greater Riverside Center development, next to West 61st Street and the West Side Highway.
The City Council has voted to approve the re-zoning of a five-block stretch of Vanderbilt Avenue in Midtown East, per Capital New York. SL Green’s proposed 67-story, 1,501-foot-tall One Vanderbilt is the first building to maneuver the rezoning, and a full-council vote could come as early as the end of May. SL Green is funding $220 million in transportation improvements for Grand Central, and completion is expected in 2020.
111 Murray Street’s progression from old college building to development site took place relatively quickly, and while the ultimate tower will not have a spaceship perched at its top, it will be very tall and very…