The ninth-tallest building on our December countdown is 520 Fifth Avenue, a 995-foot-tall mixed-use supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 76-story structure will span 507,608 square feet and yield 98 residential units, commercial space, and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street.
Local officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant unanimously approved zoning amendments that will facilitate the construction of North 80, a three-million-square-foot science and technology village. Located in Valhalla, a hamlet within Westchester County, the development will take shape next to the Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, and near the expansive Regeneron Pharmaceuticals complex.
The 11th-tallest building on our December construction countdown is 343 Madison Avenue, a 49-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 844-foot-tall structure will yield 750,400 square feet of office space, ground-floor retail, and multiple cellar levels. The steel-framed building will rise from a plot bound by East 45th Street to the north, East 44th Street to the south, and Madison Avenue to the west.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 600 Crown Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Albany Avenue and Troy Avenue, the lot is near the Utica Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Chaim Drizin of Preminger Land LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
At number 12 on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 27-48 Jackson Avenue, a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City‘s Court Square district and the future tallest building in Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall structure will yield 635,000 square feet with 818 units, as well as 11,700 square feet of retail space and a two-story parking garage. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and located along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.