On Monday, YIMBY reported that One Vanderbilt’s crown is now structurally finished. Only two days later, the rest of the spire is almost complete for the 1,401-foot high supertall, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green. Remaining sections for the 100-foot-tall spire have arrived on site, and were spotted on the eastern side of the property along Vanderbilt Avenue, as the initial components were lifted into place and installed atop the tower yesterday afternoon. Full completion of the spire is likely later today.
Nivneh Capital Group has unveiled renderings of a new charter school in the Woodstock section of The Bronx. The development is located at 671 Prospect Avenue and will eventually span 39,000 square feet following the expansion of an existing commercial property on the site.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 784 Courtlandt Avenue in Melrose, The Bronx. Located between East 157th Street and East 158th Street, the lot is near the Third Avenue-149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 639 East 224th Street in Wakefield, The Bronx. Located between Carpenter Avenue and White Plains Road, the lot is one block from the 225th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Lin Kumbullaj of Walton 123 Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Central Park Tower, aka 217 West 57th Street, has finally reached its long-awaited milestone. Construction workers have reached top of the reinforced concrete structure, while work on the reflective glass curtain wall is closing in on the upper floors of what is now the tallest residential building in New York and the highest roof in the Western Hemisphere. The 1,550-foot tall reinforced concrete skyscraper is designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill and developed by Extell, which is expecting a $4 billion sellout. The Nordstrom retail component is getting ready for its debut next month.