Exterior Work Nears Completion on Gene Kaufman’s 140 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Exterior work is wrapping up on 140 West 28th Street, a 470-foot-tall, 46-story dual-brand Marriott Hotel in Chelsea. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect for Sam Chang of the McSam Hotel Group, the 173,000-square-foot tower will yield 531 guest rooms across both a TownePlace Suites and Springhill Suites. Omnibuild is in charge of construction at the site, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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2655 East 23rd Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

Housing Lottery Launches for 2655 East 23rd Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery is open for 2655 East 23rd Street, a three-story residential development in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Designed by Design Studio Associates NY, the 11-unit building will yield 9,429 square feet. Available on NYC Housing Connect are four units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $61,715 to $133,120.

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Exterior Work Progresses On Topped-Out 76 Eighth Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction has topped out at 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Chelsea. The facade was originally designed by Gene Kaufman Architect but YIMBY was recently informed that the redesign with the darker steel exterior that we’ve been seeing is part of a collaboration with RAAD Studios. Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development are still the developers of the 120-foot-tall structure, which is planned to yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail. The property is located at the intersection of West 14th Street and Eighth Avenue.

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