Architectural renderings from Robert A.M. Stern Architects offer a first look at a 20-story residential tower in Carnegie Hill, Manhattan. The new building is now taking shape at 1228 Madison Avenue between 88th and 89th Streets, just one block away from Central Park.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 503 New Jersey Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Blake Avenue and Dumont Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the Pennsylvania Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Hooman Moirzadeh under the 503 New Jersey Avenue 5 Properties LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Plans for 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East unveil the substantial size and scope of the supertall to take the place of the former Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) headquarters. Boston Properties is developing the project that would comprise 925,630 square feet and rise 1,050 feet tall, with Class A office space above ground-floor retail. The building would yield 5,357 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, 832,613 square feet of commercial office space above, and 84,593 square feet of dedicated mechanical space. The tower would sit on a podium 301 feet tall.
18 Sixth Avenue is approaching the halfway mark on the way up to its 49-story parapet in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in a joint venture between The Brodsky Organization and Greenland Forest City Partners, the nearly 500-foot-tall structure will contain 858 rental units, of which 258 will be dedicated to affordable housing. The development will yield 740,000 square feet and stand as the tallest building in the massive 22-acre Pacific Park master plan.
The Hard Rock Hotel will soon debut at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square, where the structure has officially topped out. Earlier this week, members of the project team including Hard Rock International, Extell Development Company, and AECOM Tishman, celebrated the milestone at a luncheon and cake cutting ceremony to thank everyone involved.