Little by little, progress is being made for Cove, a massive mixed-use project in Jersey City. Argent Ventures, which owns 12.4 acres of the development land, has joined forces with H&R Real Estate Investment Trust, to redevelop the property adjacent to Liberty State Park. Preliminary plans by Argent Ventures called for a mixed-use waterfront development with 1.6 million square feet of laboratory and office space and 1,544 residential units. Future residents would have clear views of both downtown Jersey City and Manhattan.
Plans to construct a pair of high-rise towers at 250 Water Street in the South Street Seaport Historic District have been dramatically scaled down, as revealed in updated proposals from Howard Hughes Corporation and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Additional members of the project team include architects JHPA and historic preservation consultants Higgins Quasebarth & Partners.
Curtain wall installation has begun on 601 West 29th Street, a 695-foot-tall residential skyscraper on the border of Hudson Yards and West Chelsea. Designed by FXCollaborative, developed by Douglaston Development, and constructed by Levine Builders, the 60-story structure is also known as “Tower A” in a two-building development along with the adjacent 606 West 30th Street, and will yield 703 market-rate and 235 affordable housing residences, 50,000 square feet of amenity space, and 15,000 square feet of retail space. The project site is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the east, West 29th Street to the south, and West 30th Street to the north.
Developers Cape Advisors and Pioneer Group announced this week that Astoria West has topped out in Astoria, Queens. Located at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard, the massive three-building development will comprise 2.5 acres of waterfront land with views of the Manhattan skyline over the East River. Fogarty Finger Architects is responsible for the architecture and design, which includes 522,000 square feet across the three structures with 534 rental residences and a vast range of amenities.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 327 Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by William Gottlieb Real Estate. Located at the intersection of Christopher Street and Bleecker Street, the site currently houses a four-story mixed-use building with two residential units and three commercial units. The 53-foot-tall structure was built as a two-story house between 1832 and 1833.