Mixed-Use

Façade Work Takes Shape on 1,098-Unit Skyscraper at 625 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn

At number 17 on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 625 Fulton Street, a 500-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architects and developed by Rabsky Group with $450 million in construction financing from Madison Realty Capital, the 35-story structure will yield 1,098 rental units, 26,000 square feet of retail space on the lower levels, and an on-site parking garage for 250 vehicles. Galaxy Developers is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 485 Hudson Avenue and bound by the 34-story 80 DeKalb Avenue to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Rockwell Place to the east, and Hudson Avenue to the west.

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Excavation Underway for 36-Story Skyscraper at 255 East 77th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

The 18th-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is 255 East 77th Street, a 500-foot-tall residential skyscraper in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Developed by Naftali Group with Hill West Architects as the architect of record, the 36-story structure will span 170,481 square feet and yield 62 condominium units, as well as 3,861 square feet of retail space, two cellar levels, and 33 enclosed parking spaces. 255 East 77th St Owner LP is listed as the owner and New Line Structures & Development is the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 1481 Second Avenue and located at the corner of Second Avenue and East 77th Street.

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The Alloy Block’s 505 State Street Approaches Completion in Downtown Brooklyn

At number 19 on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 505 State Street, a 482-foot-tall residential tower in The Alloy Block complex in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed and developed by Alloy Development, the 44-story structure will yield 441 rental units, with 45 reserved for affordable housing, and will be fully powered by electricity. The five-building Alloy Block master plan will comprise a total of 850 units with 200 permanently affordable apartments, 100,000 square feet of Class A office space, 50,000 square feet of retail space, 500 bicycle parking spaces, two Passive House public schools designed by Architecture Research Office, and space for a local cultural institution. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for 505 State Street, which was formerly addressed as 100 Flatbush Avenue and is bound by Flatbush Avenue to the northeast, Third Avenue to the northwest, and State Street to the southwest.

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Columbia University’s 600 West 125th Street Nears Completion in Manhattanville, Manhattan

Construction is nearing the finish line on 600 West 125th Street, a 34-story tower on Columbia University‘s Manhattanville campus. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop and CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by the Trustees of Columbia University, the 403-foot-tall structure will span roughly 182,000 square feet and yield 142 residences for graduate students and faculty, as well as 5,000 square feet of retail space. LERA is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, and Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 125th Street, adjacent to the elevated 125th Street station serviced by the 1 train.

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