YIMBY last did an article on 338 West 39th Street back in August 2015. Sam Chang, a well-known hotelier in New York City, purchased the 50-foot-wide site for $22,500,000, though permits list Brarone Management as the developer behind the address. Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the designer of the 25-story hotel part of Pestana Hotels, a Portugal-base company. The site is located in Midtown, Manhattan between Eight and Ninth Avenues near a number of other hotel chains that have popped up in the past several years.
Tenants at 1740 Broadway, a 26-story office tower in Midtown, Manhattan, will soon have access to a fully modernized lobby and private club designed by INC Architecture & Design. EQ Office Properties, the landlord of the property, expects the expanded areas to open in spring 2020.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 22 West 137th Street and 21 West 136th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. The two lots back onto each other and are part of the Harlem Hospital Center, owned by NYC Health + Hospitals. The block-long complex currently houses six buildings. The one-story building located on 21 West 136th Street has a 60-foot street frontage and the Women’s Pavilion, a five-story building located on 22 West 137th Street has a 100-foot street frontage.
Construction on One Boerum Place in Downtown Brooklyn is getting close to topping out. The 21-story mixed-use condominium building is rising from a narrow triangular-shaped parcel bound by Boerum Place, Red Hook Lane, and Fulton Street. The project is designed by SLCE Architects and is being developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, which acquired a $165 million construction loan from Jutland Finance. The total cost is expected to be around $250 million.
This week, the City Planning Commission approved 550 Madison Avenue‘s Snøhetta-designed gardens. The public space surrounding the iconic Midtown East office tower will measure 21,000 square feet and include a café, elevated and ground-level landscaping, expanded seating and additional tables, and public bathrooms.