Construction is climbing higher on JPMorgan Chase‘s 1,388-foot supertall headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East. Designed by Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners with Adamsom Associates as the architect of record and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 60-story skyscraper will yield 2.5 million square feet of office space with a capacity of 15,000 employees, and will become the tallest structure in New York completely powered by hydroelectric energy. JB&B is the MEP engineer and AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the full-block property, which is bound by East 48th Street to the north, East 47th Street to the south, Park Avenue to the east, and Madison Avenue to the west.
Seventh Street Development Group has closed on a $62.25 million construction loan to complete a new mixed-use building at 1730 Bedford Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Rise Architecture, the building will top out at seven stories and comprise about 162,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story structure into a five-story residential building at 729 Rogers Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Linden Boulevard and Lenox Road, the lot is three blocks from the Winthrop Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Yosef Eliav is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 360 East 184th Street, a four-story mixed-use building in Fordham Heights, The Bronx. Designed by Node Architecture Engineering Consulting, the structure yields 12 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are four units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $74,400 to $198,250.
Exterior work continues to progress on Anagram, a 25-story residential tower at 1 West 60th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by INC Architecture & Design with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Global Holdings Management Group, the 281-foot-tall structure will span 180,813 square feet and yield 123 market-rate and affordable housing units with interiors by The Setting, as well as 20,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor and DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 1841 Broadway and located at the corner of Broadway and West 60th Street, just north of Columbus Circle and the southwest corner of Central Park.