Architecture

Rendering of Terminal Warehouse at 11th Avenue (Credit: COOKFOX)

Terminal Warehouse Expansion Progresses at 261 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction is progressing on Terminal Warehouse, where a seven-story commercial addition is being constructed above the historic 132-year-old building at 261 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by L&L Holding Company and Columbia Property Trust, the $1.25 billion project was approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in January 2020 and will reinvigorate the structure with a mix of Class A office suites, retail space, and multiple dining options. New Line Structures & Development is the general contractor for the property, which spans an entire city block bound by West 28th Street to the north, West 27th Street to the south, Eleventh Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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Excavation Underway for Riverwalk 9 at 430 Main Street on Roosevelt Island

Excavation is progressing for Riverwalk 9, a 28-story residential building at 430 Main Street on Roosevelt Island. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Related Companies and The Hudson Companies, the 305-foot tall, 292,865-square foot structure will yield 253 market-rate rental apartments in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with 104 units reserved for employees of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), as well as 3,700 square feet of ground-floor office space for the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the project, the final component of the Riverwalk master plan, located along Main Street just east of the Riverwalk Commons green lawn.

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142-150 South Portland Avenue Begins Façade Installation in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Exterior work is progressing on 142-150 South Portland Avenue, a 13-story mixed-use building in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Designed by OCV Architects and developed by South Portland LLC, the 129-foot-tall structure will span 105,749 square feet and yield 100 below-market-rate rental units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, a below-ground medical facility, and 9,891 square feet of community facility space. The project also includes a 30-foot-long rear yard. Lettire Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is located between South Elliott Place and Hanson Place.

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John A. Paulson Center Completes Construction at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Construction is complete on the John A. Paulson Center, a 23-story academic building for New York University at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, the 735,000-square-foot structure is the largest expansion in the history of the campus and consists of three glass-clad towers rising from a podium spanning a full city block. Permasteelisa engineered and manufactured the facade, and Turner Construction Company was the contractor for the $1.2 billion project, which is bound by Bleecker Street to the north, Houston Street to the south, Mercer Street to the east, and I.M. Pei’s University Village complex to the west.

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450 Eleventh Avenue’s Façade Progresses Slowly in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Curtain wall installation is slowly progressing on 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 51-story hotel skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 642-foot-tall structure will yield 379 guest rooms, a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant with a bar and an outdoor terrace. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the Midtown, Manhattan property, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.

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