Façade work is moving along on Turken House, a 21-story residential building at 300 East 41st Street in the Murray Hill section of Midtown. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by non-profit The Turken Foundation, which assists Turkish students in earning scholarships and job opportunities in the United States, the 227-foot-tall structure will yield 80,000 square feet with 82 turnkey residences in single- and double-occupancy configurations. Fast Track Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of East 41st Street and Second Avenue, near the United Nations and Grand Central Terminal.
Permits have been filed for a 34-story mixed-use building at 567 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Located between East 37th and East 38th Streets, the lot is within walking distance of 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Kevin Lalezarian of Lalezarian Properties under the Midtown 3rd Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing completion on the Korean Cultural Center of NYC, the new seven-story home of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. Designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 36,500 square feet and is aiming for LEED Certification. KSK Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue.
Construction is nearing topping out on 509 Third Avenue, a 35-story residential tower in Murray Hill. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties under the Third and Thirty Four LLC, and Kahen Properties. The 386-foot-tall structure will yield 166,917 square feet with 229 residential units, most likely rentals with an average scope of 692 square feet each, as well as 8,253 square feet of commercial space and a 30-foot-long yard. The property is located at the corner of Third Avenue and East 34th Street.
Work is continuing to progress behind scaffolding on the Korean Cultural Center of NYC, a seven-story structure at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. Designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group, the 36,500-square-foot edifice will serve as the headquarters for the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY, which purchased the property in March 2008 at a cost of $15.8 million. This sale also included the use of nearly 4,500 square feet of air rights. Construction took a quite some time to commence, and ground broke in June 2018 for the 120-foot-tall project. KSK Construction Group is the general contractor for the building, which sits between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue. The developers are aiming for LEED Certification.