Construction is complete on the Irish Arts Center, a five-story building at 726 Eleventh Avenue in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and Ciaran O’Connor, the brick structure is nestled between West 51st and West 52nd Streets, just around the corner from its original three-story home at 553 West 51st Street.
Exterior work is nearing completion on The West, a 12-story mixed-use building at 547 West 47th Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Concrete and developed by CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate Development, the 201,000-square-foot development will yield 219 residential units above a 40,000-square-foot ground-floor car dealership. The Marketing Directors is exclusively handling sales and marketing for the units, which range from studios to three-bedroom layouts, and CM & Associates Construction Management LLC is the general contractor for the project. The property is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the west, West 47th Street to the south, and West 48th Street to the north.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 504 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. Located between 10th and 11th Avenues, the lot is two blocks west of the 50th Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Joel Kolkmann of Douglaston Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. Permit details also specify this is a Department of Housing Preservation and Development project.
Demolition permits have been filed for the eight-story, 102-foot-tall commercial building at 244-250 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. The 8,034-square-foot lot is owned by the Hakimian Organization.
Closings are set to begin this August for a new office condominium property at 35 West 36th Street in Herald Square, Manhattan. From developer Hidrock Properties the 12-story, 80,000-square-foot structure is currently undergoing a conversion from traditional office space to office condominium units.