Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 1393 York Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Located at the northwest corner of 74th Street and York Avenue, the lot is near the 72nd Street subway station, serviced by the Q train. Weill Cornell Medical College is listed as the owner behind the applications, after purchasing the property for $68 million from the Church of the Epiphany. The new development will hold student residences, student common centers, a fitness center, and support spaces.
Construction is wrapping up on The Benson, an 18-story condominium building at 1045 Madison Avenue in the Carnegie Hill section of the Upper East Side. Designed by Peter Pennoyer and developed by The Naftali Group, the 210-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure will yield 16 residential units spread across 59,032 square feet, for an average of 3,700 square feet apiece, as well as 3,993 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The inventory of homes includes three penthouses, and the majority of the units feature full-floor layouts. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor of the project, which is located between East 79th and East 80th Streets, a short walk from Central Park.
Work is nearing completion on 30 West 39th Street, 27-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 323-foot-tall structure will yield 133,500 square feet and 330 rooms. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, a block south of Bryant Park.
Exterior work is getting closer to completion on 150 East 78th Street, a 16-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Midwood Investment & Development and EJS Group, the 205-foot-tall structure will yield 25 units in three- to five-bedroom layouts spread across 68,293 square feet as well as 3,739 square feet of ground-floor retail. Ismael Leyva Architects is the executive architect and residential layout designer for the project, which is located at the corner of East 78th Street and Lexington Avenue. Sales are underway and are being handled by Compass Development Marketing Group.
The Rowan, at 21-21 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, has received its TCO, with closings now imminent. DXA Studio is the designer of the residential development, which yields a total of 46 residences, and is among the newest construction projects that have risen over the neighborhood in recent years. RockFarmer Properties is the developer of the building and Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the one to three bedroom condominiums. Only four units remain available for sale, which include a three-bedroom duplex measuring 1,856 square feet with 1,057 square feet of outdoor space, asking $2,549,000; and two three-bedroom penthouses with their own outdoor space. The Rowan is over 85 percent sold, with a recent penthouse sale setting a new record for the highest price per square foot paid for a three-bedroom condominium in the neighborhood.