Construction is nearing topping out on Two Manhattan West, a 58-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Brookfield, the 935-foot-tall tower will yield two million square feet of office space directly to the south of its 996-foot-high fraternal twin, One Manhattan West. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of West 31st Street and Ninth Avenue. Brookfield is aiming for LEED Gold certification.
Work is nearing completion on 300 West 30th Street, a 16-story residential building in Chelsea. Designed by Studio C Architects and developed by Hiwin USA, which purchased the property from Salt Equities for $27.5 million in May 2018, the structure will yield 80 residential units and ground-floor retail space. Efin Management Corporation is the general manager of the project, which is located at the corner of West 30th Street and Eighth Avenue, a short walk from Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, and the new Moynihan Train Hall.
555 West 38th Street stands topped out as a 570-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan’s Hudson Yards. Developed by Rockrose and designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects with SLCE as the architect of record, the 52-story reinforced concrete structure will yield a total of 598 rental units. Site C GC LLC is stated on the construction board as the general contractor for the project, which is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 38th Street and West 39th Street, and sits directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Construction is complete on The Civilian, a 27-story hotel at 305 West 48th Street in Hell’s Kitchen, and the property is preparing to open to the public later this week. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by Bright Management with Rockwell Group as the interior designer, the 303-foot-tall tower spans 73,000 square feet, with 203 guest rooms spread across 59,000 square feet. Joy Construction served as the general contractor for The Civilian, which is located at the corner of West 48th Street and Eighth Avenue, a short walk from Times Square and the Theater District.
YIMBY went to take in the views from The Spiral, a 66-story supertall commercial skyscraper at 66 Hudson Boulevard in Hudson Yards. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 1,041-foot-tall structure will yield 2.85 million square feet of office space and is expected to cost nearly $3.7 billion. Turner Construction Company is managing construction, Banker Steel provided the steel work, and Permasteelisa served as the contractor for the reflective floor-to-ceiling glass enclosure for the property, which occupies a full city block between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues and 34th and 35th Streets.