Construction has topped out on the Moxy Lower East Side at 145 Bowery, an 18-story hotel building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and developed by The Lightstone Group, the 193-foot-tall structure will yield 127,000 square feet with 303 guest rooms, averaging 200 square feet apiece. Leeding builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Broome Street and Bowery.
Resolution Real Estate has completed a major renovation of the historic McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Building at 330 West 42nd Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by American architect Raymond Hood, the 35-story building was originally constructed in 1931 and is considered a standout example of Art Deco design.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 450 Union Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bond and Union Streets, the corner lot is three blocks west of the Union Street subway station, serviced by the R train. Rob Rieger, principal at Pilot Real Estate Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is wrapping up on the Hard Rock Hotel, a 36-story tower at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell and Hard Rock International, the 442-foot-tall, 291,000-square-foot structure will yield 446 guest rooms by the corner of West 48th Street and Seventh Avenue. Aecom Tishman is the general contractor for the Midtown project.
Construction is rising on 202 East 23rd Street, a 20-story residential building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by SMA Equities, the 90,000-square-foot structure is being built to Passive House standards and will yield 108 units with floor plans ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. Eighty homes will be set at market-rate pricing and the remaining 28 will be designated for affordable housing. KSK Construction Group, LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of East 23rd Street and Third Avenue.