Yesterday SL Green Realty Corp. unveiled their plans for Summit One Vanderbilt, the new observatory space located in the crown of One Vanderbilt, a 1,401-foot-tall commercial supertall in Midtown East. Opening on October 21st, the 65,000-square-foot experience center will top the 77-story skyscraper designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and deliver views of all five boroughs. One Vanderbilt encompasses an entire block immediately to the west of Grand Central Terminal with Summit One Vanderbilt directly connected directly to the massive transit hub. Interiors of Summit One Vanderbilt are designed by Snøhetta with art installations by Kenzo Digital.
Herald Square may soon be home to a new 900-foot-tall skyscraper perched atop Macy’s historic Herald Square flagship store. In addition to the high-rise tower, the retailer this week announced that the proposed scope of work includes a $235 million investment in the surrounding neighborhood.
Construction is wrapping up on 232 East 54th Street, a 420-foot-tall residential tower in Midtown East. Located between Second and Third Avenues, the 40-story structure is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and Elk Investors is listed as the developer, though YIMBY last reported that ownership may have fully transferred to Mossanen Group under the East 54th Street Properties LLC.
The redesigned One Grove mixed-use proposal for 221 Grove Street in Jersey City is waiting for final approval. The site previously housed a Jersey City Boys and Girls Club in Downtown Jersey City and if approved, it could soon yield almost 200 residential units, ground-floor retail, and a garage. Strategic Capital is developing the 13-story building under One Grove Property LLC and Marchetto Higgins Stieve and Archilier Architecture are responsible for the design.
Façade installation is nearing the pinnacle of 3 Sutton Place, a 847-foot-tall residential skyscraper at 430 East 58th Street in Midtown East. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen and developed by Gamma Real Estate with Stephen B. Jacobs Group as the executive architect, the 62-story tower is located between Sutton Place South and First Avenue and will yield 121 residential units with sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline and the nearby East River. The site is a short walk from the waterfront and the Sutton Place Park North esplanade.