The long-planned redevelopment and vertical expansion of Harlem’s Historic Victoria Theatre at 233 West 125th Street is one step closer to completion with both residential and hotel components officially topped out. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Exact Capital Group and Lam Group, the expanded property includes a new 26-story, 210-key Marriott Renaissance Hotel and an adjacent 27-story, 191-unit apartment tower.
Construction on 50 West 66th Street is moving along, and work has reached street level for the Upper West Side‘s future tallest building. Recent photos show a dense network of rebar laid out for the ground-floor slab, and bundled vertically for the construction of reinforced columns. The 775-foot-tall residential tower is being designed by Snohetta and developed by Extell.
Crown Heights-based company Happy Living Development will soon launch sales for a collection of 39 residences at Luna, a new condominium building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. With occupancy expected by the end of the year, the developer has also announced the opening of a sales gallery and model residence for prospective buyers.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 268 Barbey Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Atlantic Avenue and Liberty Avenue, the lot is four blocks east of the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Abraham Hoffman under the Empire State Dairy LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The finishing exterior touches are going on 220 Central Park South, Robert A. M. Stern Architects’ tallest project in New York City. The 67-story residential tower contains 593,000 square feet of newly built space and stands 950 feet tall above Central Park South. The classically inspired, pre-war evocative skyscraper is clearly visible from Columbus Circle and the southern end of Central Park. SLCE Architects is the executive architect, the interiors are being designed by Thierry W. Despont, and Vornado Realty Trust is the developer of the $1.4 billion dollar development. The firm is expecting a projected $3.4 billion sellout.