Mixed-Use

Closings Underway for SHoP Architects’ 111 West 57th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

Closings have begun for the 46 condominium units within the main tower of 111 West 57th Street, a 1,428-foot residential supertall in Midtown. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS DevelopmentProperty Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners, the 84-story edifice stands as the world’s most slender building. Studio Sofield is the interior designer and The Corcoran Group is leading sales and marketing for the residences, which also include 14 homes within the restored Steinway Hall building in the podium. WSP is the structural engineer, RWDI consulted with the design of the 800-ton tuned mass damper, Jaros, Baum & Bolles is the MEP engineer, R&R Scaffolding Ltd. provided the building maintenance unit (BMU) sitting atop the crown, and BuroHappold Engineering is the façade consultant for the project, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on Billionaires’ Row.

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Demolition Begins for Rolex Headquarters at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition has begun on 665 Fifth Avenue, where Rolex is replacing its former 12-story International Style headquarters with a modern 21-story tower in Midtown. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and developed by Rolex Realty Company LLC, the new building will feature office space and retail frontage. Howard I. Shapiro & Associates filed permits last summer for the project, which is located on an 11,050-square-foot parcel at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street.

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Rendering of Walker House (CetraRuddy / Inglese Architecture & Engineering)

Brewery and Rock Climbing Gym Debut at Historic Walker House in Newark, New Jersey

Newark’s historic Walker House at 540 Broad Street is now home to a local brewery and a 22,000-square-foot indoor rock-climbing gym, the latest phase of a multimillion-dollar redevelopment plan led by LMXD, Prudential Financial Inc., and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group. Located in the heart of downtown, Newark Local Beer and Method Climbing + Fitness sit below 20 stories of rentals that debuted in 2020.

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Permits Filed for 1763 West Farms Road in Crotona Park East, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 1763 West Farms Road in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between East 174th Street and Cross Bronx Expressway Service Road, the lot is six blocks east of the 174th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Manny Felberbaum under the 1759-63 West Farms Road LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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