The firm Gene Kaufman Architect is responsible for the design of 305 West 48th Street, a new 211-room hotel in Midtown’s Hell’s Kitchen. Located between Eighth and Ninth Avenue, the 27-story skyscraper rises along the fringe of tall skyscrapers between Times Square and the Hudson River, topping out at 303 feet. Glass is being installed on the southern elevation and the reinforced concrete walls will soon be covered in vibrant hues of red and yellow bricks. YIMBY last reported that Bright Management, Inc. is listed as the developer. The Rockwell Group is designing the interiors and amenities.
New York-based ODA Architecture has revealed another playfully designed residential building, at 310 East 86th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Reminiscent of the firm’s previous commissions, which are characterized by expressive cubic design language, this new development features a series of boxy setbacks and graceful cantilevers that incorporate private outdoor spaces on the upper levels.
Excavation and the insertion of pilings have commenced for a new 26-story, mixed-use structure at 30 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Hill West Architects will be responsible for the design, while Fortis Property Group is the developer of the 360,000-square-foot project that will stand 270 feet tall and come with 74 apartments, averaging 2,400 square feet apiece.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 550 Prospect Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Classon Avenue and the Franklin Avenue Shuttle line, the lot is one block north of the Park Place subway station, serviced by the S train. Cavu Property Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 132-51 41st Road in Flushing, Queens. Located between College Point Boulevard and Frame Place, the lot is three blocks south of the Flushing-Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. The Flushing Main Street stop on the Long Island Rail Road is also steps away. Kuo Ching Hsu is listed as the owner behind the applications.