One of the greatest single engineering challenges currently under construction in New York City has risen above ground. That project is the supertall mixed-use residential tower 111 West 57th Street, located just west of Sixth Avenue in Midtown, and we can see the construction progress on the Billionaires’ Row building thanks to several photos posted by YIMBY Forums users.
Boaz Gilad’s Brookland Capital has become one of the most prolific small developers in Brooklyn, with projects from Williamsburg to Ocean Hill. Now, the Bed-Stuy-based firm has filed applications for eight stories of apartments at 15 East 19th Street, its sixth project in the neighborhood southeast of Prospect Park.
Back in April, the first partial renderings were revealed of the six-story, 33-unit mixed-use building planned at 509 Pacific Street, in Boerum Hill, located within two blocks of stops of on the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R trains and Atlantic Terminal. Now, the first full rendering of the building, dubbed the Hendrik, has been revealed by the New York Times. The latest permits indicate the project will encompass 114,812 square feet. The ground and cellar levels will feature 26,000 square feet of retail, and the residential units above should average 1,680 square feet apiece. The apartments will be condominiums ranging from two- to four-bedrooms, with the smallest units measuring 1,200 square feet and the largest clocking in at 2,500 square feet. Nineteen of the condos will have outdoor terraces. Amenities will include a fitness center, a children’s playroom, a library, a lounge, a pet spa, bike and stroller storage, an underground parking garage, a rooftop terrace, and a central courtyard. Hopestreet is the developer, while Beyer Blinder Belle is the architect. Foundation work is reportedly underway, with completion scheduled for late 2017.
The Wall Street Journal has revealed the design for a new luxury senior living facility coming to the northeast corner of 56th Street and Lexington Avenue, spanning 677-681 Lexington Avenue. Hines and Welltower are the developers, and paid $115 million for the assemblage, which will host a new 15-story building designed by SLCE Architects.
A 21-story building has risen above ground level at 221 West 29th Street, on the northern fringe of Chelsea. The 210-foot-tall building, situated between Seventh and Eighth avenues, two blocks south of Penn Station, is slated to contain 95 rental units, 19 of which are scheduled to be affordable. The project is developed by CBSK Ironstate, the group consisting of SK Development, CB Developers, and Ironstate Development. The architecture firm Goldstein, Hill & West is responsible for the design that draws inspiration from its pre-war context. CM & Associates Construction Management, LLC, abbreviated as CMA, was contracted for pre-construction design consultation and construction management.