Construction is wrapping up on the Hard Rock Hotel, a 36-story tower at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell and Hard Rock International, the 442-foot-tall, 291,000-square-foot structure will yield 446 guest rooms by the corner of West 48th Street and Seventh Avenue. Aecom Tishman is the general contractor for the Midtown project.
Finishing touches are underway on One Boerum Place, a 22-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, the $250 million project will yield 96 market-rate rentals with interiors designed by Gachot Studios. Nancy Packes, Inc. is in charge of leasing the units, which hit the market this spring and range from one- to four-bedroom layouts with access to a wide range of indoor and outdoor amenities. One Boerum Place is located on a relatively narrow parcel bound by Boerum Place to the west, Fulton Street to the north, and Red Hook Lane to the east. Occupancy at One Boerum Place has already commenced. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the building.
The vertical pace of construction on 2330 Broadway in the past three and a half months shows a remarkable sense of progress. The reinforced concrete edifice now stands topped out at 18 stories tall and will eventually open as a senior living facility on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Welltower, Inc. and Hines, the 230-foot-tall building will yield a total of 162 residences that will be spread across 109,315 square feet, averaging 674 square feet apiece. YIMBY last reported that the supportive programming will specifically focus on providing memory care, while half of the units will be reserved for seniors with memory and cognitive disorders. Broadway 85 LLC is the owner and Hunter Robert Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, located at the corner of Broadway and West 85th Street.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 325 East 25th Street, a nine-story residential building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed by SLCE Architects, the structure yields 56 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 55 units for residents at 80 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $48,755 to $177,210.
Foundation work has begun at 1841 Broadway, site of a 24-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Global Holdings Management Group, the 281-foot-tall building will yield 181,319 square feet and 173 units as well as 11,741 square feet of commercial space. Pavarini McGovern, LLC is the general contractor for the project, which will rise at the corner of Broadway and West 60th Street, just north of Columbus Circle and the southwestern corner of Central Park.