Architecture

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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12 Broome Street’s Exterior Takes Shape in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction continues on 12 Broome Street, a four-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by ABA Studio DPC and developed by Broome Residence LLC, the 4,728-square-foot structure will yield four units spanning between 1,040 to 1,324 square feet each. S. Goolcharan Construction is the general contractor of the property, which is located between McGuinness Boulevard to the east and Graham Avenue to the west.

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201-207 7th Avenue - Amie Gross Architects

Demolition Continues at 201-207 Seventh Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan 

Demolition is progressing at 201-207 Seventh Avenue, the site of a nine-story residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Amie Gross Architects and developed by New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the 85-foot-tall structure will span 30,859 square feet and yield 26 affordable co-op units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, as well as 1,828 square feet of retail space divided among three tenants. Star Companies is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 170 West 22nd Street and located at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and West 22nd Street.

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