Construction has topped out on the ten-story addition atop 685 Fifth Avenue, a 100,000-square-foot office-to-condominium conversion in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Marin Architects and developed SHVO in partnership with Deutsche Finance, the $135 million project will yield 69 condominium units designed by March and White Design and managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, as well as retail space with Fifth Avenue frontage marketed by Brookfield Properties. Coach, Stuart Weitzman, and TAG Heuer currently operate their stores on the lower floors of the edifice while work progresses above.
Construction is complete on 260 Bowery, an eight-story residential building in Nolita, Manhattan. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Nexus Building Development, Inc., the 85-foot-tall structure yields a collection of three- to four-bedroom full-floor residences with a duplex penthouse on the top levels with sales and marketing led by BLU Marketing and branding by Flying Machine. The property is located between Houston and Stanton Streets, directly across from the New Museum.
Construction has topped out on 410 West 126th Street, a 20-story mixed-use building in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Columbia International, the 169-foot-tall structure will yield 128,542 square feet with 92 apartments spread across 68,496 square feet, as well as 59,460 square feet of commercial space and 586 square feet for a community facility. The property will also include 47 enclosed parking spaces. The project site is located along West 126th Street between Amsterdam Avenue to the west and Morningside Avenue to the east.
The White Plains Common Council recently approved the construction of a new 296-unit apartment complex near the city’s northwestern border. The complex is the latest project from BRP Companies, a Manhattan-based developer, and will occupy a 2.44-acre lot assemblage.
Excavation and foundation work are underway at 600 West 125th Street, the site of a 34-story tower on Columbia University‘s Manhattanville campus. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop with CetraRuddy Architecture as the executive architect and developed by the Trustees of Columbia University, the 391-foot-tall building will yield 175,000 square feet with 141,565 square feet of community facility space, 5,000 square feet of commercial space, and 142 residences for graduate students and faculty members. The property was once home to a McDonald’s and is located at West 125th Street and Broadway, directly across from The Forum and Wallach Art Gallery, also designed by Renzo Piano. LERA is the structural engineer for the project.