New renderings have been revealed for 125 West 57th Street, a 26-story commercial building rising along Billionaires’ Row in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Alchemy-ABR Investment Partners and Cain International, the 440-foot-tall structure will span 260,000 square feet and yield 185,000 square feet of Class A office space, 7,000 square feet of retail space, and an updated home for the Calvary Baptist Church, which has operated on the site since 1883 and sold the land to the developers in 2017 for $150 million. Leading Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between Sixth and Seventh Avenues between Christian de Portzamparc‘s One57 and SHoP Architects‘ 111 West 57th Street.
Weill Cornell Medicine has announced plans for a $260 million student residence hall, set to transform the city’s housing landscape for graduate and medical students. Located at the junction of East 74th Street and York Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the 16-story structure is projected to open in 2025.
Permits have been filed to expand a three-story structure into a five-story residential building at 181 McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Calyer Street and Meserole Avenue, the lot is in walking distance of the Nassau Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Yeh Group NYC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is steadily rising vertically at 27-48 Jackson Avenue, aka The Orchard, the site of a 69-story residential skyscraper that will become the future tallest structure in Long Island City and in all of Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall tower yield 635,000 square feet with 818 residential units, 11,700 square feet of retail space, and a two-story parking garage in the podium. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and occupies a full city block along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.
A recent proposal submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) aims to bring a fresh touch to the historic facade of 107 Spring Street, located between Mercer and Greene Streets in Soho’s Cast Iron District. The proposal, compiled by JPD Preservation Consulting and Overall Murals, seeks to allocate space for a painted wall sign, blending historical charm with modern artistry.