YIMBY captured the recent construction progress on The Bellemont, a topped-out 13-story residential building addressed as 1165 Madison Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Naftali Group, the ground-up 120-foot-tall reinforced concrete superstructure will yield a total of 67,680 square feet with 12 condominiums and 3,749 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Titanium Construction Services is the general contractor for the mixed-use residential project, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 86th Street. Compass Development Marketing Group is handling sales and marketing, and Achille Salvagni is the interior designer.
The Empire State Building has joined the race to attract new commercial tenants who demand an amenitized building for the next generation of workers. In an announcement from Empire State Realty Trust, current owners of the iconic property, the building’s amenity offering will be expanded to include a town hall meeting space for up to 400 people, a basketball court, a lounge, food and bar service, and an additional lounge with two golf simulators.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Gotham Point North Tower, a 57-story high rise at 1-15 57th Avenue in Hunters Point South. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the structure yields 692 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 463 units for residents at 30 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $16,183 to $273,075.
Permits have been filed to convert a two-story structure into a four-story building at 423 Tompkins Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Hancock Street and Halsey Street, the lot is four blocks north of the Kingston-Throop Avenues subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. David Tirosh of Tirosh Holdings is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction and facade installation on 109 East 79th Street, is getting closer to completion and will soon finish as a 20-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The topped-out 210-foot-tall structure is designed by Steven Harris Architects and developed by Legion Investment Group. Inside will be 145,000 square feet and a total of 31 condominiums ranging from two- to five-bedroom layouts. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group’s Cathy Franklin Team is leading sales and marketing at the property with prices ranging from $5.5 million for a two-bedroom residence to $35 million for a full-floor penthouse with its own private rooftop terrace. Cauldwell Wingate is serving as the general contractor, the bricks were supplied by Taylor Clay Brick, and Rees Roberts + Partners is the interior and landscape designer for the building, which is located between Lexington and Park Avenues on the northside of East 79th Street.