The ninth-tallest building on our December countdown is 520 Fifth Avenue, a 995-foot-tall mixed-use supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 76-story structure will span 507,608 square feet and yield 98 residential units, commercial space, and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street.
Local officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant unanimously approved zoning amendments that will facilitate the construction of North 80, a three-million-square-foot science and technology village. Located in Valhalla, a hamlet within Westchester County, the development will take shape next to the Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, and near the expansive Regeneron Pharmaceuticals complex.
The affordable housing lottery waiting list has launched for Waterside Plaza, a complex with five mixed-use buildings at 10, 20, 25, 30, and 40 Waterside Plaza in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Owned by Brookfield Asset Management as of 2021, the structure yields 1,470 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 26 units for residents at 130 and 160 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $86,606 to $264,800. New tenants get one month rent free.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1201 St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Utica Avenue and Rochester Avenue, the lot is near the Utica Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Amit Gera of Five Star Hotel Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Leading off the top ten of our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is Two Manhattan West, a 935-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in the Manhattan West master plan in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Brookfield, the 58-story structure rises directly south of its taller fraternal twin, One Manhattan West, and will yield 1.9 million square feet of office space. W&W Glass in the facade contractor and AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of West 31st Street and Ninth Avenue.