The stone façade has begun to climb up the twisting curtain walls The XI, a pair of towers designed by Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group in Chelsea. One of the most noticeable construction projects along the High Line, the 36- and 26-story reinforced concrete towers, which topped out in March, will soon be home to condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resorts Spas, the first location in the United States. Eighty-seven of the residential units will be designed by Gilles & Boissier, while 136 will be designed by Gabellini Sheppard. Prices will range from $2,575,000 to $14,500,000.
New renderings from Hill West Architects have been released for New Rochelle‘s first skyscraper. YIMBY first reported on the permit filing in June for the massive two-tower project located at 11 Lawton Street in the city’s downtown area. Details for the mixed-use development include a 605-foot-tall, 48-story residential tower with 143 condo units and 453 rental units. A secondary 23-story tower will contain a 190-room hotel.
A forthcoming development from Cape Advisors and Wainbridge Capital will soon introduce more than 500 rental apartments to Astoria’s blossoming waterfront area. Located at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard, the construction site spans 522,000 square feet or approximately two-and-a-half acres of land.
Work on 460 Main Street, aka Riverwalk 8, has topped out. One of the newest developments to rise on Roosevelt Island, the project contains the first permanent affordable housing to be built on the island. The 21-story, 340-unit building is designed by Handel Architects and is being developed as a joint venture between The Related Companies and Hudson Companies. Riverwalk 8 is the eighth component in the nine-building Riverwalk rental complex.
YIMBY user Thomas Koloski recently photographed New York City from above, capturing the prodigious swaths of construction transforming the skylines of Lower Manhattan, Midtown, and beyond. Below are a number of major sites that are taking shape, some of which are nearing topping off and set to be completed in 2020.