76 Eighth Avenue

New Design for Gene Kaufman’s 76 Eighth Avenue As Excavation Gets Underway, in The Meatpacking District

The first stages of excavation are underway at the site of Gene Kaufman Architect‘s future commercial office building at 76 Eighth Avenue. Sang Lee is the developer of the 120-foot-tall structure, which is located on the border of the Meatpacking District and the West Village at the busy corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street. The development will contain 30,000 square feet of office space in addition to ground-floor retail area.

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Rendering of Ravel Hotel - Steven Kratchman Architect, P.C.

Ravel Hotel Expansion Debuts at 8-08 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City

Almost a decade following the initial opening of Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, ownership has unveiled a ten-story expansion and partial renovation of its existing property at 8-08 Queens Plaza South, just south of Queensbridge Park. Ravi Patel, owner of the Ravel Hotel brand, describes the project as “transformative” and sought to establish an amenity-rich hotel and entertainment space for weddings, corporate outings, and other large events.

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310 Hudson Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Permits Filed for SOM-Designed Office Building at 310 Hudson Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for a 19-story office building at 310 Hudson Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Located between Spring Street and Vandam Street, the lot is two blocks west of the Spring Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Andrew Arel of Disney Corporate Real Estate is listed as the owner behind the application under the Hudson Square Realty LLC .

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131-78 40th Road in Flushing, Queens

Permits Filed for 131-78 40th Road in Flushing, Queens

Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 131-78 40th Road in Flushing, Queens. Located between Delong Street and College Point Boulevard, the lot is also known as 40-40 College Point Boulevard. The nearest subway station is Main Street, serviced by the 7 train. Chang Biao Zheng under the G & Z CPB Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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430 East 58th Street Rises Past Cantilever On Way to 800′ Parapet, in Midtown East

The yellow safety cocoon has been installed around the perimeter of the floor plates at 430 East 58th Street, aka 3 Sutton Place, as construction of the 800-foot-tall skyscraper rises above Midtown East. Located between Sutton Place South and First Avenue, the formwork has surpassed the parapets of the adjacent buildings and is cantilevered out over the structure’s eastern neighbor. The project is being designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen and developed by Gamma Real Estate. Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the executive architect on the project.

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