Two residential buildings on Manhattan’s Upper East Side are steadily progressing toward completion. Beckford House, located at 301 East 81st Street, also addressed as 1562 Second Avenue, and Beckford Tower at 301 East 80th Street are both topped out and installation of their brick and stone façades is nearly finished. Located in the neighborhood of Yorkville, the projects are designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects and developed by Icon Realty Management. CM & Associates is in charge of construction management.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 30-90 Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. Located between 30th Avenue and 31st Avenue, the lot is six blocks west of the 46th Street subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. John Budis under the Emmars Equities LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY went to check out the views from the 75th floor of SHoP Architects‘ 111 West 57th Street. The world’s most slender building has nearly perfectly centered views of Central Park to the north, and clear views of the Empire State Building down to One World Trade Center to the south. JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners are developing the 1,428-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which has a height-to-width ratio of 24:1. A total of 46 condominiums will be created and marketed by Douglas Elliman. Studio Sofield is the interior designer.
The latest phase of Silverstein Properties’ extensive restoration of the Equitable Building at 120 Broadway includes a series of street art inspired murals within the landmarked tower. Located on the third floor, the installations bring new life to the century-old office building.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 1001 Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Grove Street and Bushwick Avenue, the lot is near the Knickerbocker Avenue/Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train and the Kosciuszko Street station, serviced by the J train. Joel Berkowitz under the 1001 Bushwick LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.