New York

30 West 39th Street’s Podium Façade Progresses in Midtown, Manhattan

Exterior work is nearing completion on 30 West 39th Street, a 27-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 323-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure will yield 133,500 square feet with 330 guest rooms. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just one block south of Bryant Park.

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1841 Broadway Reaches Street Level on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction has reached street level on 1841 Broadway, a 25-story, 281-foot-tall residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by INC Architecture & Design and developed by Global Holdings Management Group, the 180,813-square-foot edifice will yield 173 market-rate and affordable housing units as well as 11,741 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. Pavarini McGovern, LLC is the general contractor and DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant for the project, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 60th Street, just north of Columbus Circle and the southwestern corner of Central Park.

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Exterior Work Continues on American Natural History Museum’s Expansion on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Exterior work is continuing to progress on The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, a 203,000-square-foot addition to the American Museum of Natural History at 415 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang with Davis Brody Bond as the executive architect, Buro Happold as the MEP/FP/ facade consultant, Pentagram designing signage, Arup as the structural engineer, acoustical and audio visual consultants, Tamschick Media + Space with Boris Micka Associates doing the theater design, Renfro Design Group in charge of lighting, and Tishman Construction Company of New York as the general contractor, the amorphous reinforced concrete superstructure is being built by the intersection of Columbus Avenue and West 79th Street. The project is projected to cost around $383 million and the museum is aiming for LEED Gold certification.

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Housing Lottery Launches for Sendero Verde Phase I in East Harlem, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Sendero Verde Phase I, a 15-story building at 60 East 112th Street and a ten-story building at 75 East 111th Street in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by L+M Development Partners, Jonathan Rose Companies, and Acacia Network, the Sendero Verde complex will yield nearly 700 residences when all phases are complete, along with numerous outdoor green spaces and community facility space for social services. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 324 units for residents at 30 to 110 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,806 to $162,800.

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212 West 93rd Street’s Final Exterior Touches Underway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Exterior work is wrapping up on 212 West 93rd Street, a 14-story condominium building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Eran Chen, head of ODA, and developed by Landsea Homes and Leyton Properties, the 65,000-square-foot structure will yield 20 residential units designed by GRADE New York and marketed by Compass. Homes are expected to range from one- to four-bedroom layouts, including some full-floor penthouses. 212 West 93rd Street will also contain space for the Shaare Zedek Synagogue, which will have its own entrance on the first floor of the edifice. The Vorea Group is the general contractor for the property, located near the corner of Broadway and West 93rd Street.

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