The future NoMad site of the Ritz Carlton Hotel at 1185 Broadway is making progress. The first several high-ceiling floors for the podium have been created. Construction workers reached the fourth floor and the start of the main hotel portion of the reinforced concrete structure should soon follow. This is going to be a $500 million Midtown skyscraper, which is located at the northern intersection of Broadway and West 28th Street. It is designed by Rafael Vinoly, while Marriott, Ritz Carlton Hotels, and Flag Luxury Properties are the three developers. The interiors are being designed by Yabu Pushelberg. The Ritz Carlton will top out at 40 stories tall and reach 580 feet above street level.
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.