The first residential project in New York City by Thomas Heatherwick is making swift progress at 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea. The curtain wall of bulging, two-story windows on the shorter, ten-story building is nearly complete, while the façade of the taller, 22-story reinforced concrete structure is now starting on the second floor. The topped-out buildings straddle the High Line and will become an eye-catching addition to the neighborhood for residents and tourists alike. The project is located between Tenth Avenue and Eleventh Avenue, and is being developed by Related Companies.
Mortar Architecture + Development has released new renderings for 340 Metropolitan Avenue, a forthcoming mixed-use project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that the firm is both designing and developing. As reported by YIMBY last year, the seven-story structure will contain ten condominiums spanning approximately 10,500 square feet, with 390 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 2422 Lyvere Street in Westchester Square, The Bronx. Located between East Tremont Avenue and Zerega Avenue, the lot is nine blocks west of the Zerega Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Maheen Farrukh of Galaxy City Apartments is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 967 Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Montgomery Street and Sullivan Place, the lot is three blocks north of the Sterling Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Colin Cohen of One Clove Road is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A new rendering has been released for 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 487-foot-tall hotel tower by Marx Development Groups in Hudson Yards. The redesign appears to be a much taller and features a more lively architectural scheme than the previous rendering from last month. Designed by DSM Design Group, the structure will contain a 531-room hotel from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.