50 West 66th Street site, image by Extell

Construction on Extell’s 50 West 66th Street May Restart Soon on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Extell’s 50 West 66th Street slots into YIMBY’s countdown list as the 22nd tallest project underway in New York City. Excavation and foundation work for the 775-foot-tall residential skyscraper progressed quickly in 2019, but activity at the site has recently halted. The reasons for the stoppage are unclear, but YIMBY expects that work will start up again in early 2020. Snohetta is the design team behind the tower, which would become the tallest structure on the Upper West Side.

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Construction Progresses Rapidly at 86 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side

Installation of the dark-colored exterior panels and balconies of 86 Delancey Street is getting close to completion. Meanwhile, interior work is also progressing rapidly at the 12-story mixed-use residential building on the Lower East Side. YIMBY last reported back in July 2017 that SWA Architecture is the designer and David Escava is developing the project, which will have 23,668 square feet of residential space split between 24 units, for an average of just under 1,000 square feet apiece.

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869 Concourse Village West in The Bronx

Permits Filed for 869 Concourse Village West in Concourse Village, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a ten-story hotel building at 869 Concourse Village West in Concourse Village, The Bronx. Located between East 159th Street and East 161st Street, the interior lot is four blocks east of the 161st-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Joseph Yunatanov under the 3551 Boston Associates LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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