Meatpacking District


40 10th Avenue, rendering by Studio:Gang Architects

Studio Gang’s “Solar Carve Tower” Tops Out at 40 Tenth Avenue, Meatpacking District

The blocks surrounding Manhattan’s High Line have seen a plethora of developments boasting unique experimental architectural designs. The creativity has been pervasive and consistent. The latest icon to top-off is 40 Tenth Avenue, an expressive office building formerly known as the “Solar Carve” tower. Aurora Capital is responsible for the Meatpacking District development.

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76 11th Avenue

Bjarke Ingels-Designed 76 Eleventh Avenue, aka The Eleventh, Begins To Rise in West Chelsea

76 11th Avenue, also knows as The Eleventh, has finally started to show itself. Construction began in the Fall of 2016, and YIMBY has been following its progress closely. Running the length of 11th Avenue between 17th and 18th Street, the site is one of the largest parcels of land to be developed since the recent surge of construction started along the High Line, and the latest photos from BIG and Tectonic show that the transformative project is finally beginning its climb into the West Chelsea skyline.

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9-19 9th avenue, Jaqueline Peu-Duvallon Historic Preservation Consulting LLC

Facade Modification Proposed for Historic 9-19 Ninth Avenue, Meatpacking District

New renderings have been released for a proposed facade modification of the historic Restoration Hardware building at 9-19 Ninth Avenue. These images have been included in part of a proposal package submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and will be reviewed by the LPC later today. The Aurora Capital Associates owned site, in the heart of the Meatpacking District, currently features a steel screen-wall facade with art glass on the upper floors of the brick building. The new design, by Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects, is looking to bring a more symmetrical look to the structure through the renovation.

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