Exterior work is approaching completion on Thomas Heatherwick‘s Lantern House at 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea. Developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the ten- and 21-story reinforced concrete edifices stand on either side of the High Line and contain 181 residential units, with sales and marketing led by Related Sales LLC and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.
Work is moving along on Thomas Heatherwick’s 2.4-acre Chelsea park at Pier 55, aka Little Island, as more trees and greenery are being planted at the elevated waterfront park. The project is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), and MNLA is designing the landscaping, which was conceived to resemble a leaf floating on water.
YIMBY checked in on 842 Sixth Avenue in NoMad, the site of what will become the world’s tallest modular hotel. Designed by Danny Forster & Architecture, the future 26-story building will house the AC NoMad Hotel by Marriott International. Concord Hospitality is the developer of the 100,000-square-foot project, which will contain a total of 168 guest rooms, outdoor terraces, and a rooftop bar. The narrow rectangular plot is located along Sixth Avenue between West 29th Street and West 30th Street.
The exterior of 30 East 31st Street in NoMad is getting closer to completion. Located between Park Avenue South and Madison Avenue, the 39-story, 479-foot-tall residential property is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and is being developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate. Reuveni Real Estate is marketing the 42 units, which will be spread across more than 70,000 square feet and average 1,700 square feet apiece. Prices range from $1.65 million to upward of $12 million.
Foundation work is progressing on the 200-key Marriott SpringHill at 223 West 46th Street in Times Square. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by McSam Hotel Group, the project is planned to rise “at least 26 stories,” according to the design team. The main rendering depicts a tower of 34 stories.