Architecture

Foundations Underway for KPF’s 520 Fifth Avenue Supertall in Midtown, Manhattan

The ninth-tallest building on our December countdown is 520 Fifth Avenue, a 995-foot-tall mixed-use supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 76-story structure will span 507,608 square feet and yield 98 residential units, commercial space, and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street.

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Construction Nears Completion on Two Manhattan West in Midtown West, Manhattan

Leading off the top ten of our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is Two Manhattan West, a 935-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in the Manhattan West master plan in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Brookfield, the 58-story structure rises directly south of its taller fraternal twin, One Manhattan West, and will yield 1.9 million square feet of office space. W&W Glass in the facade contractor and AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of West 31st Street and Ninth Avenue.

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Demolition Continues for KPF-Designed Skyscraper at 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

The 11th-tallest building on our December construction countdown is 343 Madison Avenue, a 49-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 844-foot-tall structure will yield 750,400 square feet of office space, ground-floor retail, and multiple cellar levels. The steel-framed building will rise from a plot bound by East 45th Street to the north, East 44th Street to the south, and Madison Avenue to the west.

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Excavation Continues for Queens’ Tallest Building at 27-48 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City

At number 12 on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 27-48 Jackson Avenue, a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City‘s Court Square district and the future tallest building in Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall structure will yield 635,000 square feet with 818 units, as well as 11,700 square feet of retail space and a two-story parking garage. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and located along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.

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The Borden Complex Tops Out at 23-30 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Construction has partially topped out on The Borden Complex, a five-story industrial building at 23-30 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by KSS Architects for Innovo Property Group, which acquired the property for $75 million with Atalaya Capital Management and Nan Fung Group, the 166-foot-tall structure will span 840,000 square feet and house logistics and warehouse space featuring truck courts, a distribution center, two stories of film and television studios, office space, and on-site vertical parking. Earlier this summer, IPG closed on a $435 million loan from Starwood Property Trust and JPMorgan to refinance the development. March Associates Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Borden Avenue and Newton Creek. HLW is the designer of the studio facility within the building.

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