Construction is moving along on H Hotel W39, a 28-story hotel tower at 58 West 39th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Developed by Wei Hong Hu of H Hotel LLC and recently redesigned by Marin Architects, the 447-foot-tall structure will yield 65 hotel rooms spread across 41,500 square feet as well as meeting rooms and a fitness center. City Cross Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a narrow plot between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just one block below Bryant Park.
Construction is nearing completion on 145 Perry Street, a four-story private residence in the West Village. Designed by Leroy Street Studio with Robert Silman Associates Structural Engineers, the 30,000-square-foot structure is alternately addressed as 703-711 Washington Street and replaces a former two-story parking garage. Sciame Construction is the construction manager for the property, which is located at the corner of Perry and Washington Streets.
Grid Group and Lekas Realty have closed on a $32 million construction loan to complete a high-rise affordable housing property in West Harlem. Located at 1440 Amsterdam Avenue, the property will top out at 26 stories and yield 393 rental apartments, an Associated supermarket on the ground floor, and an enclosed parking garage. The latter includes roughly 120 rent-restricted units, 25 percent of which will be prioritized for current NYCHA residents.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 461 Alabama Avenue, a seven-story community facility building in New Lots, Brooklyn. Designed by Newman Design Architects and developed by the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the structure yields 71 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 19 units for residents at 40 to 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $29,760 to $86,460.
Excavation and foundation work is underway at 64 University Place, the site of an 11-story residential building in Greenwich Village. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Bsafal, the 125-foot-tall, 55,000-square-foot structure will yield 28 condominium units with sales and marketing led by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of the The Eklund ǀ Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, as well as a community facility and ground-floor retail space. SPACE Copenhagen is the interior designer, Deborah Nevins is the landscape designer, and CNY Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between East 10th and East 11th Streets. Ancora Enginerring is the SOE and foundations engineer and McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer.