Work is now complete on The Six, a 27-story office tower at 106 West 56th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by private equity firm Savanna along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets, the stepped 403-foot-tall superstructure stands between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue one street south of 57th Street, aka Billionaires’ Row.
Finishing touches are underway on 249 East 50th Street, a 15-story residential building in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Tun Kyaw, the slim 151-foot-tall structure will yield 29 condominium units spread across 50,000 square feet, for an average of 1,700 square feet. The development is located near the corner of East 50th Street and Second Avenue.
The City of Poughkeepsie is now reviewing proposals to construct a new six-story mixed-use building at 316 Main Street. From developer R.L. Baxter Building Corp., the building could eventually house 80 apartments, residential amenities, and 21,705 square feet of commercial space.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Muller Apartments, a four-story residential building at 555 Nereid Avenue in Wakefield, The Bronx. Designed by MHG Architects and developed by The Doe Fund as supportive housing for veterans, the structure yields 90 residences with 54 of the units allocated for formerly homeless military veterans. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 35 units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $30,583 to $57,300.
Work is progressing on the renovation of 550 Madison Avenue, a 684-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, with construction underway on Snøhetta‘s triple-height steel-framed glass canopy over its new public garden. Designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the 37-story Postmodern landmark opened in 1984 and is undergoing a 21,000-square-foot overhaul led by The Olayan Groupand RXR Realty that will yield a new café, elevated and ground-level landscaping, expanded seating with additional tables, and public restrooms. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor, Gensler is designing the lobby space, Orange County Ironworks is the steel fabricator, and Gabriel Steel Erectors is assembling the steel over a rectangular space on the western side of 550 Madison Avenue that spans between East 55th and 56th Streets.