Progress on the steel superstructure is moving quickly on the first of the Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed pair of buildings on Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus. These will be formally named the Henry R. Kravis Building and the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation, and construction can easily seen from the nearby 125th Street subway station. The project will yield over 450,000 square feet of classrooms, faculty offices, lounge areas, and double-height spaces that will overlook outdoor green spaces.
La Hermosa Christian Church may soon begin construction on a new 33-story, mixed-use tower in Central Harlem, at 5 West 110th Street. Details within a dense environmental assessment statement prepared for the Department of City Planning reveal the very first renderings of the building, which would require several zoning amendments and waivers before breaking ground.
Permits have been filed for a 31-story mixed-use building at 200 East 34th Street in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Located on the corner of Third Avenue, the lot also known as 501 Third Avenue is two blocks east of the 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Xiaocheng Zhou under COA 200 East 34th LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The first floor slabs for a new Margaritavile Resort at 560 Seventh Avenue are beginning to rise above the crowded tourist-congested streets and sidewalks of Times Square. The 29-story building will sit at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and West 40th Street. Coming to the property will be a three-story restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool with plentiful seating and beach-themed motifs, and a rooftop bar called the LandShark Bar & Grill. Sharif El-Gamal of Soho Properties is developing the site along with MHP Real Estate Services. The cost to build is expected to be around $300 million.
Leasing is beginning this week for The Enclave, aka 675 Monmouth Street, an upcoming six-story rental property on the border of Jersey City and Hoboken. BNE Real Estate Group, Hoboken Brownstone Company, and McKinney Properties are the three developers while The Marketing Directors is in charge of leasing and marketing for the property’s 260 residences.