Construction is nearing completion on 106 West 56th Street, a 403-foot-tall office building in Midtown. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by private equity firm Savanna along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets, the slim 27-story structure rises between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, one street to the south of Billionaires’ Row.
Construction is wrapping up on 7 West 57th Street, Solow Realty & Development Group‘s 19-story mixed-use residential project in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects with Vidaris as the envelope consultant, the 237-foot-tall structure is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues on a narrow parcel to the east of developer’s 50-story SOM-designed property at 9 West 57th Street. Solow purchased the site of 7 West 57th Street 15 years ago for $25,550,000.
The transformation of the City Square commercial complex in White Plains, New York will soon include a new outdoor sculpture from Bulgarian artist Georgi Minchev. Entitled Fragments of Something Bigger, the steel teardrop sculpture will stand nearly 18 feet tall in front of 50 Main Street.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 776 Franklin Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The 14,010-square-foot development is designed by Anthony Desimone Architect and yields ten units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $85,715 to $159,640.
Construction has topped out on the three-story expansion of Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster, the project also involves a full interior overhaul of the 71-year-old structure, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street. When complete, the building will stand ten stories tall.