The steel superstructure for JP Morgan Chase‘s new 1,425-foot supertall headquarters continues to rise on the western half of 270 Park Avenue‘s full-block parcel as work progresses on the demolition of the company’s 52-story former home on the opposite end of the Midtown East lot. Construction workers are busily lifting and welding new steelwork along Madison Avenue between East 47th and 48th Street, where the low-rise podium of the original 707-foot-tall skyscraper formerly known as the Union Carbide Building once stood.
Construction is nearing topping out on 109 East 79th Street, a 20-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Steven Harris Architects and developed by Legion Investment Group, the 210-foot-tall structure will yield 145,000 square feet divided into 32 condominiums. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales of the two- to five-bedroom residences, which will measure up to 6,000 square feet.
Updated renderings from S. Wieder Architect offer the first look at a seven-story residential building in the Port Morris section of The Bronx. Designed in collaboration with Input Creative Studio, the 46,237-square-foot property is located at 101 Bruckner Boulevard and will yield 55 rental units averaging about 670 square feet apiece.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Tree of Life, a 12-story mixed-use building at 89-46 164th Street in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by Bluestone Organization and The First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica, the 213,705-square-foot development is being built to Passive House standards. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 174 units for residents at 50 to 120 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $25,372 to $169,200.
Construction has topped out on 150 East 78th Street, a 16-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Developed by Midwood Investment & Development and EJS Group and designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects as executive architect and residential layout designer, the 205-foot-tall property will yield 25 units ranging from three- to five-bedroom condominiums. Sales have launched and are being handled by Compass Development Marketing Group.