Updated Design Revealed for 350 Park Avenue Supertall in Midtown East, Manhattan

New renderings have been revealed for 350 Park Avenue, a proposed supertall office skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners and developed by Ken Griffin, Vornado Realty Trust and Rudin, the 62-story structure is planned to rise roughly 1,600 feet tall and yield 1.8 million square feet of office space, with 54 percent to be occupied by the hedge fund Citadel LLC. The project site is bound by East 52nd Street to the north, East 51st Street to the south, and Park Avenue to the east.

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Two Penn Plaza, courtesy of Vornado Realty Trust

Cushman & Wakefield Appointed Leasing Agent For PENN 2 Office Tower In Midtown, Manhattan

Vornado Realty Trust has announced a major step in the revitalization of its Penn District campus with the appointment of Cushman & Wakefield as the exclusive leasing agent for PENN 2, a 1.8-million-square-foot office tower undergoing renovations at Two Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. The partnership aims to position PENN 2 as a premier destination for leading companies in the heart of Manhattan’s Westside.

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Renderings Revealed for Sunset Pier 94 Studios on Hell’s Kitchen Waterfront, Manhattan

Renderings have been revealed for Sunset Pier 94 Studios, Manhattan’s first film and TV production studio, on the western edge of Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Gensler and developed by Vornado Realty Trust in a public-private partnership with Hudson Pacific Properties, Blackstone, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the 266,000-square-foot structure will take shape along the Hudson River waterfront on a parcel long slated for redevelopment. Hudson Pacific Properties will manage leasing and operations and provide design oversight, and RBC and Ivanhoe Cambridge are providing $183 million in construction financing for the project, which is located directly across from DeWitt Clinton Park between West 52nd and West 54th Streets.

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Construction At PENN2 Continues At Two Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan 

Construction and expansion work continues at PENN 2, a 31-story commercial building at Two Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Vornado Realty Trust, the topped-out project involves the replacement of the 412-foot-tall tower’s outdated midcentury façade with a new glass curtain wall and set of light-colored metal paneling, a full gut renovation of its 1.61 million square feet of office space, new pocketed corner terraces, and a multi-story cantilevering volume along Seventh Avenue. GMSLLP is the façade consultant and Turner Construction Company and Skanska are the contractors for the property, which is located between West 31st and West 33rd Streets within the Penn District revitalization master plan.

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