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Tiffany & Co. Flagship Expansion Nears Completion at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Work is nearing completion on the expansion of the 11-story Tiffany & Co. flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster with interiors by Peter Marino Architects, the project involves the construction of a glass-clad three-story addition above the parapet of the 72-year-old commercial building and the renovation of its interiors and Art Moderne façade. CallisonRTKL is the architect of record, Mace is the owners rep, and Structure Tone is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.

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Eagle + West Nears Completion at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Exterior work is finishing up on Eagle + West, a two-tower residential project at 227 West Street in GreenpointBrooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 30- and 40-story reinforced concrete superstructures will yield a total of 745 rental units, with 30 percent planned as “income-targeted” apartments, marketed in accordance with the Affordable Housing New York program. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, Marmol Radziner is designing the interiors, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for constructing the buildings, which are located off the corner of Eagle and West Streets within the Greenpoint Landing master plan.

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Tiffany & Co. Flagship Expansion Progresses at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Work is continuing to take shape on the expansion of the Tiffany & Co. flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster, the scope involves a three-story steel-framed structural addition that rises above the original flat roof line of the world famous jewelry brand’s 72-year-old Art Moderne building. CallisonRTKL is the architect of record, Peter Marino Architects is handling the interior renovations, Mace is the owners rep, and Structure Tone is the general contractor for the project, which now stands 11 stories tall at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.

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Rendering of 41-47 West 57th Street by OMA

1,100-Foot Supertall at 41-47 West 57th Street Approved for Zoning Bonus in Midtown, Manhattan

At number 11 on our construction countdown is 41-47 West 57th Street, an 1,100-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row in Midtown. Designed by OMA and developed by Sedesco, the 63-story, 443,000-square-foot tower will yield 119 residential units spread across 237,000 square feet, a 158-room hotel spanning 205,100 square feet on floors two through 20, and a 10,212-square-foot restaurant. The skyscraper will rise from a plot between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and will have frontage along both West 57th and West 58th Streets.

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227 West Street’s Façade Reaches Both Pinnacles in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Façade installation is getting closer to completion on 227 West Street, a two-tower residential development in the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing development along the East River in GreenpointBrooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 30- and 40-story towers will yield 745 rental units, with 30 percent planned as “income-targeted” apartments, marketed in accordance with the Affordable Housing New York program. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for building the 450- and 351-foot tall reinforced concrete superstructures, located off the corner of Eagle and West Streets.

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