Construction at 106 West 56th Street is ascending quickly. The multiple setbacks of the building’s northern elevation are beginning to take shape as the steel climbs toward its 403-foot planned height. The 27-story office tower is being designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by private equity firm Savanna Fund, along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets. The site is located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, just one block south of 57th Street, aka Billionaires’ Row. The closest subway is the F train at the 57 Street station on Sixth Avenue, while the N, Q, R, and W trains are to the west on Seventh Avenue and West 57th Street.
New photos from the ODA-designed conversion of 10 Jay Street offer a first look at the interior of the boldly reimagined structure. Located on the shores of DUMBO, Brooklyn, the landmarked property was constructed in 1898 and originally served as the Arbuckle Brothers Sugar Refinery. In 1925 the building was converted to a winery, but by end of the decade, one of its masonry facades had been torn off and the exposed building fell into disrepair.
Permits have been filed for a five-story apartment building at 142 Huron Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue, the lot is four blocks north of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Elvira Ross under the Rio 142 Huron LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1300 Castle Hill Avenue in Westchester Square, The Bronx. Located between Westchester Avenue and Lyon Avenue, the corner lot is steps away from the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Barbara Sopher is listed as the owner behind the applications, under the 1300 Castle Hill Owner LLC.
Construction on the Turkevi Center at 821 First Avenue, in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay, is making quick headway. The future 35-story home for the consulate of the Republic of Turkey is located between East 45th Street and East 46th Street. The glass skyscraper will reach 563 feet when it tops out in the coming months. Perkins Eastman is the designer of the mixed-use tower.