Construction has topped out on 232 East Broadway, a 26-story residential tower on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by S4Architecture and developed by The Ascend Group with Suffolk Construction as the general contractor, the property is located by the corner of East Broadway and Clinton Street and is among the tallest structures in the vicinity.
Construction is rising on 241 West 28th Street, a 22-story residential project in Chelsea. Designed by COOKFOX for MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas, the 248,000-square-foot two-tower development will yield 479 units with 30 percent reserved for low- and middle-income households. King Contracting Group is doing the brick work and Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the complex, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.
Photos from Williams New York reveal a completed facade at 200 Amsterdam, a new 668-foot-tall condominium tower on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, the Art Deco-inspired facade, combines a mix of granite and limestone, ornate decorative panels, and dramatic oversized windows.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 555 Waverly Avenue, an eight-story residential building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by HTO Architect and developed by Madison Realty Capital, the structure yields 190 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 13 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $65,315 to $167,570.
YIMBY attended the recent unveiling of the newly renovated lobby of 550 Madison Avenue, a 37-story, 684-foot-tall office skyscraper in Midtown East. Designed by Gensler and developed by The Olayan Group and RXR Realty, the project involves a 21,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor overhaul of the 1984 postmodern landmark from Philip Johnson and John Burgee. In addition to the updated lobby, which features an art installation from Polish-German contemporary visual artist Alicja Kwade called Solid Sky, the undertaking will also provide a new café, elevated and ground-level landscaping, expanded seating with additional tables, and public restrooms. 550 Madison Avenue spans between East 55th and 56th Streets.