Permits have been filed for a 22-story commercial office building at 1241 Broadway in Midtown, Manhattan. The architect of the project will be Skidmore Owings & Merrill, who arguably have had the largest impact on New York City’s built environment compared to any other firm. First formed in 1939, they specialize in high-end office space, like the soon-to-be tower in today’s post.
Located at 292 Fifth Avenue, between West 30th Street and West 31st Street on the edge of NoMad and Koreatown, a new hotel is now rising quickly above ground level. Its architect is Gene Kaufman, designer of the world’s tallest Holiday Inn down at 99 Washington Street in the Financial District, and renderings have also now been posted on-site.
Real estate sales and marketing firm Citi Habitats has announced a new lineup of available properties at Bridgeline, a recently completed residential project in The Bronx’s Mott Haven. Located in the southern-most tip of the borough at 329 East 132nd Street, future occupants will have views of the Harlem River and the Willis Avenue Bridge.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use development at 1425 Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Kingston-Throop Avenues subway station, serviced by the C trains. Arthur Weiner of United Management is listed as responsible for the development.
Since its founding in 1990, Kenneth Horn’s Alchemy Properties has acquired over two million square feet of residential space in New York City. During those 28 years, Mr. Horn has personally overseen the sales of $2 billion of real estate, all with a staff of about thirty people. With a full slate of new developments in the works, YIMBY sat down with Ken to discuss the firm’s current plans.