Several more floors have been added to the reinforced concrete superstructure of 255 West 34th Street, a rising 33-story hotel in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Stonehill Taylor Architects and developed by The Chetrit Group, the 397-foot-tall, 155,594-square-foot development will yield 330 guest rooms. Flintlock Construction Services, LLC is the general contractor for the building, which is located on the southern edge of the Garment District between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, right across from One Penn Plaza, Madison Square Garden, and a short walk to the nearby James A. Farley Building and Moynihan Train Hall.
SJP Properties and Scotto Properties have revealed the first new renderings of Valley National Bank’s new headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey. Located along Speedwell Avenue near Cattano Avenue, the building will replace several vacant commercial properties where demolition has already begun.
Permits have been filed for a 15-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 2005 Third Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located at the intersection of East 110th Street and Third Avenue, the corner lot is one block east of the 110th Street subway station on Lexington Avenue, serviced by the 6 train. Elie Fouerti is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is complete on the steel and glass garden canopy at 550 Madison Avenue, a 684-foot-tall landmarked skyscraper in Midtown East. The triple-height framework is designed by Snøhetta with AECOM Tishman as the general contractor, and is part of a 21,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor renovation of the 38-year-old postmodern office building by The Olayan Group and RXR Realty, along with a revamped lobby designed by Gensler that was completed late last year. The developers are aiming to achieve LEED Platinum and WELL Gold certifications for the building, which is located between East 55th and 56th Streets.
New York development firm Rabina has closed on a $540 million construction package to complete a new supertall tower at 520 Fifth Avenue. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the structure will top out at 1,000 feet and contain a collection of condominiums and associated amenity spaces, boutique office space, a ground-floor retail component, and public recreation space.