Construction has topped out on Fashion Institute of Technology‘s ten-story New Academic Building at 220 West 28th Street in the Garment District of Chelsea. Designed by SHoP Architects, the 110,000-square-foot structure is engineered to achieve LEED Gold certification and will yield new classrooms, administrative offices, review and exhibition spaces, and a student quad illuminated by skylights. EE Cruz & Company is the general contractor for the Midtown, Manhattan project, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, within close proximity of Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, and Moynihan Train Hall.
Minrav Development has launched sales for Gracie Green, a new 21-unit condominium property at 427 East 90th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. When first announced, available apartments were priced at $985,000 for one-bedrooms, $1.7 million for two-bedrooms, $3 million for three-bedrooms, and penthouse units starting at $4.75 million.
Leasing has launched for the Eagle + West towers, developed by Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group and designed by OMA in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The 745-unit waterfront complex is part of the Greenpoint Landing master plan development. Greenpoint Landing, when complete, will include 5,500 apartments in a mix of market-rate and permanently affordable units, a waterfront park designed by James Corner Field Operations, and numerous local retail opportunities. Beyer Blinder Belle Architects served as the executive architect for Eagle + West towers with amenity interior design by Marmol Radziner.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 92-62 Queens Boulevard in Rego Park, Queens. Located between Eliot Avenue and 62nd Avenue, the lot is one block from the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station, serviced by the F, M, and R trains. David Schwartz of SD Builders and Construction LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has reached the final stages on Google’s 1.3 million-square-foot headquarters at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the project involves the repurposing and vertical expansion of the former St. John’s Terminal building along the Hudson River waterfront. The 232-foot-tall structure will serve as the centerpiece of the 1.7 million-square-foot “Googleplex” master plan along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Turner Construction is the general contractor for the property, which spans two full city blocks between West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.