Façade work is making progress on 232 East 54th Street, a 420-foot-tall residential tower in Midtown East. The 40-story structure is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, and Elk Investors is last reported to be its exclusive developer, though ownership may have fully transferred to Mossanen Group and an LLC known as East 54th St. Properties. The topped-out tower rises between Second and Third Avenues, not far from landmarks like the Lipstick Building and 601 Lexington Avenue, formerly known as the Citigroup Center.
Palette Architecture’s New York studio recently completed the design of a new five-story condominium building in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. Named Atrium Residences, the property will take shape at 246 Maple Avenue, just three blocks away from Prospect Park.
Renderings have been released for two four-story residential buildings at 1522-1524 New York Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Developed jointly by Gary Neustadt and Phil Minzer of Posh Capital Group, the separate but adjacent structures will be located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road. The closest public transit to the lot is the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 102 East 53rd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Winthrop Street and Clarkson Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Sam Eshaghoff’s West Egg Development in conjunction with Bobby Shamsian of Brookbridge Developers is responsible for the new project. The team also filed permits recently for two neighboring four-story residential buildings at 76 and 104 East 53rd Street.
Façade work is getting close to completion on the United Arab Emirates consulate at 315 East 46th Street in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. The 145-foot-tall, nine-story reinforced concrete structure is designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, developed by Fisher Brothers, and is being built by Plaza Construction. The topped-out edifice is located just up the street from the future consulate of the Republic of Turkey.