The Department of Buildings has awarded Norman Foster’s 425 Park Avenue a temporary certificate of occupancy, or TCO, signaling imminent completion of the commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. From developers L&L Holding Company, Tokyu Land Corporation, and co-managing partner BentallGreenOak, the 47-story office tower comprises around 667,000 square feet.
The first steel beams of JP Morgan Chase‘s 1,425-foot supertall have begun to rise at 270 Park Avenue as work continues on the demolition of its 52-story former headquarters in Midtown East. The new steelwork is being assembled on the Madison Avenue-facing side of the parcel, where a low-rise podium once stood, while the main 707-foot-tall skyscraper formerly known as the Union Carbide Building continues its descent toward Park Avenue. The new tower will eventually span the entire block between East 47th and 48th Streets from Park to Madison Avenues and yield 2.5 million square feet of office space.
Proposals to renovate one of New York City’s first examples of modernist residential architecture are now under review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Lescaze House, the property is located at 211 East 48th Street in Turtle Bay, Manhattan.
Renderings from Issac & Stern Architects reveal a forthcoming condominium building at 1009 Second Avenue in the Turtle Bay section of Manhattan. Located near 54th Street, the 19-story building will replace an existing two-story commercial building and drastically improve the existing character of the ground-floor elevation.
Corcoran has released a new rendering detailing a possible renovation for a nine-story residential building at 19 West 55th Street in Midtown East, Manhattan. Located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, the property’s $58.5 million price tag includes complete plans to transform the façade and interior organization for a multitude of use types.