Earlier this week, 111 West 57th Street finally reached official supertall status, putting it amongst the twenty tallest structures in the United States. Thirty percent of its height remains to be completed. As it reaches this engineering feat, the sales gallery has been launched, and with it the opportunity to spend millions of dollars on some of the highest homes in the city.
At the intersection of Broadway and East 11th Street andon the edge of Greenwich Village, a new boutique office will soon rise at 799 Broadway thanks to a $70 million purchase by Columbia Property Trust, according to Crain’s. Columbia received a nearly 50% stake in the sale, and will join co-owner Normandy Real Estate Partners. The current structure today will eventually be demolished to make way for the new glass building that will span around 180,000 square feet, and stand 12 stories tall.
Following the demolition of three low-rise apartment buildings in Kips Bay Manhattan, construction has kicked-off at 157-161 East 28th Street. New renderings have surfaced at the construction site for the property and reveal a departure from the originally announced red-brick structure.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 12-22 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. The site is four blocks away from Hallets Cove Playground and an accompanying ferry terminal, serviced by the NYC Astoria line. Ten blocks away is the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Brett Harris of AKI Development will be responsible for the project.
Permits have been pre-filed for a 14-story hotel at 186 Remsen Street in the Brooklyn Heights historic district of Brooklyn. Saint Louis-based HOK, the largest architecture firm in the US, will be responsible for the design. Located right across from Brooklyn Borough Hall, the site will have access to a plethora of transit options. Within just three to four blocks, guests can find the A, C, F, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.