Architecture

Installation of Signature Windows on Thomas Heatherwick’s Lantern House Wrapping Up in Chelsea

Installation of the signature bay windows is nearing completion on Thomas Heatherwick‘s Lantern House at 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea. Developed by Related Companies with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the ten- and 21-story reinforced concrete edifices straddle the High Line and yield 181 residential units. Sales and marketing are led by Related Sales LLC and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.

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128 West 23rd Street’s Curtain Wall Taking Shape in Chelsea

Curtain wall installation is moving along at 128 West 23rd Street, a 15-story residential building in Chelsea. Designed by Kutnicki Bernstein Architects and developed by Valyrian Capital and Pan Brothers, the reinforced concrete edifice is located on the southern side of the block between Sixth and Seventh Avenues and will yield 40,230 square feet of residential space split among 33 units. Homes are expected to average 1,200 square feet apiece.

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Rendering of 250 Water Street by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Checking in On SOM’s Proposed 89-Story Supertall at 250 Water Street in the South Street Seaport District

YIMBY went to take a look at 250 Water Street, the site of Howard Hughes‘ planned supertall in the South Street Seaport District. Early renderings from Skidmore Owings & Merrill show the mixed-use skyscraper rising nearly 1,052 feet tall. However, it may be a few years before any progress begins on the Financial District project, which would become the tallest residential building below Canal Street.

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Façade Installation Underway at 140 West 24th Street in Chelsea

Façade installation is rapidly moving along at 140 West 24th Street, a topped-out, 416-foot-tall hotel tower in Chelsea. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sam Chang, the 45-story reinforced concrete structure will yield 142,949 square feet. Omnibuild is in charge of the construction process on the project, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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