Façade installation has begun on Four Hudson Square, Disney’s rising 22-story New York headquarters at 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by Silverstein Properties, the 338-foot-tall structure will yield 1.2 million square feet of commercial space. The media giant purchased the rectangular full-block parcel from Trinity Church Real Estate for a total of $650 million, and Skanska was in charge of demolishing four old structures that once occupied the site. Lendlease is constructing the new headquarters, which is bound by Varick Street to the east, Spring Street to the south, Hudson Street to the west, and Vandam Street to the north.
Construction is wrapping up on 7-9 East 30th Street, a 227-foot-tall residential building in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of NoMad. Designed by SWA Architecture and Efrain Perez, and developed by Castellan Real Estate Partners, the 23-story reinforced concrete edifice will yield 41,992 square feet with 54 residences and 2,142 square feet of ground-level retail space. The property is located between Madison and Fifth Avenues and is being built by Titanium Construction Services Inc.
Renderings have been revealed for 185 East 109th Street, a 17-story residential building in East Harlem. Designed by S. Weider Architects, the structure will yield 101 apartments and an assortment of health and wellness amenities. While not confirmed, the building will reportedly debut as a rental property.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 87-57 150th Street in Whitestone, Queens. Located at the intersection of 150th Street and Hillside Avenue, the lot is near the Parsons Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Ravinder Singh of Hillside Realty Holding LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY went on a tour of 30 East 31st Street, a 39-story residential tower nearing completion in NoMad. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate, the 479-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure yields 70,000 square feet and 42 units. Sales for the homes are being handled by Reuveni Real Estate and average 1,700 square feet. The most affordable unit is a two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home measuring 1,677 square feet for $2,375,000, and the most expensive is a three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom penthouse residence spanning 3,354 square feet for $9,995,000. 30 East 31st Street is located between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South.