Exterior work is making steady progress on the topped-out Gene Kaufman-designed hotel at 305 West 48th Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Located between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, the 303-foot-tall, 27-story tower will contain 211 hotel rooms to help sate the booming demand for lodging in the tourism-heavy Times Square area. Bright Management is listed as the developer and Rockwell Group is in charge of designing the building’s interiors and amenity spaces.
Permits have been filed for three single-family townhouses at 22-26 Huntington Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Located between Columbia Street and Hicks Street, the lots are closest to the Carroll Street subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. RJ Capital Holdings is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 286 East 163rd Street in Concourse Village, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and College Avenue, the interior lot is near the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the 4, B, and D trains. Armin Jadadic under the 286 East 163rd Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has passed the podium levels at 30 West 39th Street, a 300-room hotel in Midtown. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the reinforced concrete structure will eventually top out at 27 stories and stand 323 feet high. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the 133,500-square-foot-project.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing proposals to renovate the William Ulmer Brewery at 71-83 Beaver Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. As envisioned by DXA Studio, the building’s façade would receive a major facelift with interiors repurpose for retail and office use.