Foundation work has begun at 308 West 43rd Street, the site of a two-building residential development in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Taconic Partners under the 311 West 42nd Street Associates LLC, the 373,133-square-foot project will yield 321 apartments averaging 839 square feet apiece as well as 25,202 square feet of retail space on the lower floors. Triton Construction is serving as the general contractor for the property, which is located between West 42nd and 43rd Streets and Eighth and Ninth Avenues, directly north of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Developers and city officials recently joined to celebrate the completion of Raven Hall, a 22-story mixed-income rental building in Coney Island. The building is located at 2006 Surf Avenue and introduces a collection of 216 affordable apartments, a public parking garage, and 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
Construction is complete on Waterstone of Westchester, a senior housing building at 150 Bloomingdale Road in central White Plains. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, the new community offers 132 independent living units for seniors 62 years and up, a collection of health and wellness amenities, and access to local visiting nurse services.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 850 Lexington Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Ralph Avenue and Patchen Avenue, the lot is one block north of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Solomon Equities is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is nearly complete on Anish Kapoor’s reflective “bean” sculpture at the base of 56 Leonard Street, an 831-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Tribeca. The work sits directly outside the main lobby of the tower, which was designed by Herzog & de Meuron and Hill West Architects and opened in 2017.