Construction is getting close to topping out on 1230 Madison Avenue, a Robert A.M. Stern Architects-designed residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The reinforced concrete superstructure has risen quickly since YIMBY’s early February update and will soon reach its 208-foot pinnacle. Developed by Real Estate Equities Corporation with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the 20-story project is located in the neighborhood of Carnegie Hill on the same parcel as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Two major developments in Mount Kisco and White Plains will soon begin construction following the approval of two major incentives packages from Westchester County’s Industrial Development Agency. Referred to simply as the IDA, the agency works to facilitate diversification and urbanization of the county through the construction of vibrant mixed-use developments.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story residential building at 1646 University Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between Featherbed Lane and Brandt Place, the interior lot is within walking distance of 176th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Rupa Mehta under the PM Ang 1646 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 104 East 53rd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Winthrop Street and Clarkson Avenue, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Babak Shamsian under the East 53rd BK LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing the finish line on Beckford House and Beckford Tower, a pair of residential buildings in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Crews are almost completely done installing the fenestration of Brynne Brownstone and Indiana Limestone on both the 19-story, 215-foot-tall Beckford House, located at 301 East 81st Street and also addressed as 1562 Second Avenue, and the 29-story Beckford Tower at 301 East 80th Street. The project is designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects and developed by Icon Realty Management, with CM & Associates in charge of construction management.