RAMSA’s 220 Central Park South Nears Full Completion, in Midtown

It appears that Robert A. M. Stern Architects‘ 220 Central Park South is finally reaching full completion. The 950-foot-tall, 67-story residential skyscraper tower stands between Seventh Avenue and Columbus Circle and features 593,000 square feet of some of the most expensive living space in New York City. Vornado Realty Trust is the developer of the $1.4-billion-dollar project and expects a $3.4 billion sellout. SLCE Architects is the executive architect, while Thierry W. Despont is the interior designer.

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1559 Boone Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 1559 Boone Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for an eight-story affordable housing building at 1559 Boone Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between East 172nd Street and East 173rd Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the 174 Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Nonprofit The Bridge under the 1559 Boone Avenue HDFC Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Central Park Tower’s Glass Curtain Wall Approaches its 1,550-Foot Parapet, in Midtown

Exterior work on Extell‘s Central Park Tower is nearing the finish line. The reflective glass curtain wall is approaching the parapet of the 1,550-foot-tall skyscraper, which is also addressed 217 West 57th Street. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, the supertall has the highest roof level of any building in the Western Hemisphere and will yield 179 residences, with Extell projecting a $4 billion sellout.

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