New York

Exterior Work Wraps on NYU’s Expansion at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Construction is nearing completion on 181 Mercer Street, NYU‘s expansion in Greenwich Village. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, the three-tower structure will yield 735,000 square feet and is expected to achieve LEED gold certification. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which occupies a full block between Houston, Mercer, and Bleecker Streets and I.M. Pei’s University Village complex. The project is the culmination of more than a decade of planning and underwent numerous design changes before ground broke in 2018.

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Demolition Underway at 405 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Demolition work is ramping up at 405 Park Avenue, the site of a potential skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Original plans from several years ago called for a renovation that would have added several floors to the existing 17-story structure, but full demolition permits were filed in January 2021. MRP Realty is the owner and Titan Industrial SVC Corp. is serving as the demolition contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Park Avenue and East 54th Street.

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Excavation Underway for 360 Bowery Office Tower in NoHo, Manhattan

Excavation and foundation work are in full swing at 360 Bowery, the site of a 22-story commercial building in Noho, Manhattan. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by AECOM-Canyon Partners under the ACEF-CBSKI 360 Bowery LLC, the 283-foot-tall structure will yield 112,617 square feet with 72,151 square feet of office space, 26,637 square feet of community facility space, and a cellar. SK Development of CBSK Ironstate are the owners and CM & Associates is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Bowery and East 4th Street.

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50 West 66th Street site, image by Extell

Construction Resumes on Extell’s 50 West 66th Street Skyscraper on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction has resumed on 50 West 66th Street, a 69-story, 775-foot-tall residential skyscraper on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Snøhetta and developed by Extell Development Company, the tower will yield 127 condominium units and claim the title of the tallest building north of 59th Street. YIMBY last reported that global investment entity Tennor Holding B.V. will help complete the edifice, which is being built on a plot located between Central Park West to the east, the intersection of Broadway and Columbus Avenue to the west, West 65th Street to the south, and West 66th Street to the north.

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425 Grand Concourse Completes Construction in Mott Haven, The Bronx

Construction is complete on 425 Grand Concourse, a 26-story mixed-use building in Mott Haven, The Bronx and one of the largest Passive House structures in the city. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Trinity Financial and MBD Community Housing Corporation, the 310,000-square-foot project yields 277 residential units, with 248 units for residents earning 30 to 130 percent of the area median income, as well as a supermarket, a community health center, a cultural center, and a 30,000-square-foot educational facility for CUNY’s Hostos Community College. Monadnock Construction served as the general contractor for the development, which is located between Grand Concourse to the east, East 144th Street to the south, Walton Avenue to the west, and Evelina Antonetty Playground and Hostos Community College to the immediate north.

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