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35 Commercial Street Tops Out in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction has topped out on 35 Commercial Street, a 22-story residential building in the Greenpoint Landing master plan in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the 344,463-square-foot structure will yield 373 affordable housing units spread across 311,471 square feet, as well as 7,600 square feet of commercial space. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Bell Slip to the west and Commercial and Clay Streets to the south.

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Eagle + West Wraps Up Construction at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction is finishing up on Eagle + West, a pair of stepped and cantilevering 30- and 40-story residential towers at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the project yields 745 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with 224 residences designated as affordable housing. Marmol Radziner is the interior designer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers served as the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti was the façade consultant, and Highbury Concrete constructed the property, which is located at the corner of Eagle and West Streets. James Corner Field Operations designed the adjacent riverfront esplanade to the west.

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Gotham Point North Tower’s Façade Nears Completion in Hunters Point South, Queens

Façade work is nearing completion on Gotham Point North Tower, a 57-story residential skyscraper at 1-15 57th Avenue in Hunters Point South, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the 559-foot-tall structure is also known as Parcel F in a two-tower development along with the adjacent Parcel G, and will yield 692 units. The building rises from a plot bound by Center Boulevard to the north, 56th Avenue to the east, and 57th Avenue to the west.

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111 Wall Street’s New Façade Begins Installation in Financial District, Manhattan

Re-cladding work has begun on 111 Wall Street, a 25-story commercial building undergoing renovations in the Financial District. Designed by STUDIOS Architecture and developed by Wafra Capital Partners and The Nightingale Group, the $100 million project involves the replacement of the mid-century façade, a complete overhaul of 1.5 million square feet of office space, and the construction of an expanded lobby and new amenities designed by URBN Playground. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor and JLL is handling leasing for the Lower Manhattan property, which is bound by Wall Street and Mannahatta Park to the northeast, Front Street to the northwest, Gouverneur Lane to the southwest, and South Street and the FDR Drive to the southeast.

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Demolition Underway for SOM-Designed Skyscraper at 415 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Demolition is ramping up at 415 Madison Avenue, the site of a 40-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by 415 Madison Avenue LLC, the 605-foot-tall tower will yield 343,100 square feet of office space as well as a 350-square-foot ground-floor retail pavilion and a 2,400-square-foot open-air public concourse. The developer sought permits through the ULURP process and will build in compliance with the East Midtown sub-district regulations, with air rights purchased from the landmarked St. Bartholomew’s Church along Park Avenue. PAL Environmental Services is the general contractor and Rudin Management is the owner of the property, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 48th Street.

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