Construction is progressing on 44-54 Ninth Avenue, an eight-story commercial expansion project above a row of landmarked townhomes on the border of Chelsea, the Meatpacking District, and the West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Tavros Capital, the new structure will stand 102 feet tall and yield offices and ground-floor retail space. Mepa Realty is the owner and Broadway Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 351-355 West 14th Street and is located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 14th Street.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 96+Broadway, a 22-story residential building at 2551-2555 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen with Stephen B. Jacobs Group as the architect of record and developed by Paragon JV Properties III, the 276,578-square-foot structure will yield 130 residences averaging 1,660 square feet apiece as well as 9,080 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 96th Street, directly adjacent to the 96th Street subway station servicing the 1, 2, and 3 trains.
Construction is nearing topping out on The Rockwell, a 13-story residential building at 2686 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Toll Brothers, which is also serving as the general contractor, and Sculptor under the 2686-2690 Broadway LLC, the structure will yield 81 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts as well as ground-floor commercial retail space to be occupied by a CVS Pharmacy. The property is located at the corner of West 103rd Street and Broadway.
Renovation work is ramping up on 125 Barclay Street, a ten-story commercial building in Tribeca. Originally constructed in 1932 as the World Telegram Building, the 280,000-square-foot structure is undergoing an overhaul that involves the replacement of the brick envelope with a modern glass curtain wall, the full gutting of the interiors and restoration of the terracotta flooring, and the construction of an 11th story above the current parapet. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor and Lilker Associates is the MEP and FP engineer for the property, which houses the offices for municipal employee union DC37 and is bound by Murray Street to the north, Barclay Street to the south, and West Street to the west.
Façade installation is progressing on the Warren Street Hotel, an 11-story building at 86 Warren Street in Tribeca. Designed by Paul Taylor with Stonehill Taylor and developed by Firmdale on a land lease from Solil Management, the 44,000-square-foot structure will yield 70 guest rooms operated by Firmdale Hotels as well as a restaurant, a drawing room, an orangery, a bar, and a private event space. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor, and Kit Kemp is the interior designer of the property, which is located between Greenwich Street and West Broadway.