Installation of the warm-colored travertine façade is continuing on The XI, a twisting pair of 36- and 26-story residential structures at 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by HFZ Capital Group, the 908,250-square-foot complex stands along the Hudson River waterfront just west of the High Line. The project will yield 236 condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resort Spa, the first location in the United States. Omnibuild is in charge of the construction and Douglas Elliman is handling sales and marketing.
International gallerist Salon 94 has partnered with Rafael Viñoly Architects to convert and expand the National Academy Museum’s former Upper East Side headquarters into a new gallery, research center, and residence. Located at 3 East 89th Street in Carnegie Hill, any alterations to the landmarked building require explicit approvals from the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Permits have been filed for a four-story community facility building at 34-34 98th Street in North Corona, Queens. Located between 34th and 35th Avenues, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Junction Boulevard subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Tzuchun Chen under the Queens New York Holding LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1492 Bryant Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between Jennings Street and East 172nd Street, the lot is within walking distance of 174th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Eduard Haxhari under the 1492 Bryant Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Progress is continuing on the 180-foot-tall northern wing of the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown West. Designed by TVSdesign and developed by Empire State Development Corporation, the $1.5 billion, 1.2-million-square-foot addition will raise the facility’s total span to 3.3 million square feet. Lendlease and Turner Construction Company are working together to assemble the Hudson Yards project while the developer is aiming for LEED certification.