The new public plaza at 550 Madison Avenue, a 37-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, is now open. Designed by Snøhetta, the landscape architect for the garden and the design architect for the tower repositioning, and developed by The Olayan Group and RXR Realty, the new privately owned public space (POPS) is enclosed with a 70-foot-tall steel-framed glass canopy and is part of a larger renovation of the Philip Johnson-designed postmodern landmark, along with a revamped lobby designed by Gensler. AECOM Tishman was the general contractor for the 21,000 square feet of renovations at the property, which is located between East 55th and 56th Streets.
Demolition is underway at the former White Plains Mall where a 900-unit mixed-use complex will take its place. The development site is located at 200 Hamilton Avenue in Westchester County and comprises roughly 3.75 acres of land. RXR, the developer responsible for the project, is doing business as RX Hamilton Investor.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved renovations at 601 West 26th Street, a historic office building in Manhattan’s West Chelsea Historic District. The scope of work includes a new outdoor terrace, illuminated ground-floor signage, and retail storefronts.
Work is nearing completion on the new public plaza adjacent to 550 Madison Avenue, a landmarked 37-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. Developed by The Olayan Group and RXR Realty, the 684-foot-tall postmodern building is undergoing a 21,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor renovation, which includes a triple-height steel-framed glass canopy designed by Snøhetta and a revamped lobby designed by Gensler. AECOM Tishman is serving as the general contractor for the project, which is located between East 55th and 56th Streets and is aiming for LEED Platinum and WELL Gold certifications.
Construction is now complete on One Clinton Park, a 28-story mixed-use tower at 55 Clinton Place in downtown New Rochelle. Designed by PS&S and MdeAS Architects and developed by RXR Realty, the structure yields 352 rental units in one- to three-bedroom floor plans as well as ground-floor retail space. All of the units come with smart home technology, washer and dryer, and access to a full suite of amenities.