Demolition has begun for JP Morgan Chase‘s 52-story former headquarters at 270 Park Avenue, which was once known as the Union Carbide Building. The financial titan is razing the 707-foot-tall mid-century skyscraper to make way for a massive 1,425-foot-tall, 2.5-million-square-foot supertall that will be among the tallest structures in New York City.
YIMBY stopped by 202 East 23rd Street in Kips Bay, the future site of a 14-story mixed-use building from Hill West Architects and SMA Equities. Recent photos from Tectonic show the state of progress at the lot, which is located at the southern corner of Third Avenue and East 23rd Street. Two vacant three-story buildings sit boarded up, awaiting the start of demolition.
A new four-story apartment building in the Charlotte Gardens section of the South Bronx may soon break ground following the release of architectural renderings from the project team. The development is located at 1432 Vyse Avenue and will eventually comprise 6,128 square feet of residential area.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 1710 Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and East 107th Street, the corner lot is three blocks south of the 110th Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. David Manesh, owner of Melody Development Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY stopped by 303 East 44th Street in Midtown East, the site of a planned 600-foot-tall residential skyscraper from ODA Architects and Triangle Assets. Located along East 44th Street between First and Second Avenues, the 88,000-square-foot development is designed to yield roughly 44 condominiums spanning between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet apiece.