Construction has topped out on 153-10 88th Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Rufus King Park Development, the 95-foot-tall structure will yield 218,000 square feet, with 223 units spread across 150,696 square feet, as well as a parking garage for 176 vehicles and ground-floor community facility space. Homes will come in studio to two-bedroom layouts, and 30 percent of the inventory will be allocated for affordable housing. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of 88th Avenue and 153rd Street.
Construction continues to rise on 270 Park Avenue, JPMorgan Chase‘s 70-story supertall headquarters in Midtown East. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 1,388-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 2.5 million square feet of office space and set the record for the tallest building in New York to be powered by hydroelectric energy. Banker Steel is in charge of steel fabrication and NYC Constructors is the general contractor for the property, which spans a full block bound by East 48th Street to the north, East 47th Street to the south, Park Avenue to the east, and Madison Avenue to the west.It is expected to have a capacity to hold 15,000 employees.
Construction is rising on 88-20 153rd Street, an eight-story residential building in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by The Chetrit Group, the 80-foot-tall structure will yield 133,000 square feet with 207 rental units. NY Developers & Management is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by 88th Avenue to the north, 89th Avenue to the south, and 153rd Street to the east.
Brick façade installation is progressing on 555 Greenwich, a 16-story commercial building in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Hudson Square Properties, a joint venture from Trinity Church Wall Street, Hines, and Norges Bank Investment Management, the new 270,000-square-foot structure will connect to the adjacent 345 Hudson Street via a horizontal overbuild to yield a combined 715,000 square feet of office space. Tishman Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by King Street to the north, Charlton Street to the south, and Greenwich Street to the west.
Construction has topped out on the vertical expansion of 67 Vestry Street, a 13-story residential building on the Hudson River waterfront in Tribeca. Designed by BP Architects and developed by Iliad Realty Group, the project involves the addition of four stories atop a historic 88,712-square-foot Romanesque structure and will yield 13 condominium units with interiors by Gachot Studios. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor and King Contracting Group is handling the masonry work for the property, which is located at the corner of Vestry Street and West Street, directly across from Hudson River Park.