At number 26 on our December countdown is 555 West 38th Street, a 570-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan’s Hudson Yards district. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Rockrose, the 52-story tower will yield 598 rental units. Site C GC LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 38th Street and West 39th Street, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Construction is progressing on an 11-story Moxy Hotel at 353 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The topped-out reinforced concrete structure is being built by Leeding Builders Group, LLC, designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects, and developed by The Lightstone Group and Marriott. The edifice will yield a total of 216 hotel rooms with interiors designed by Basile Studios. 353 Bedford Avenue is located between 4th and 5th Streets and is a short walk to the East River waterfront and the Domino Park esplanade.
Number 27 on YIMBY’s construction countdown is 52-03 Center Boulevard, a 587-foot-tall, 56-story residential skyscraper in the two-tower Hunter’s Point South complex. Developer TF Cornerstone recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the master plan, which is designed by ODA Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and includes the 46-story, 475-foot-tall 52-41 Center Boulevard. The mixed-use property sits along the East River and is bound by Center Boulevard to the west, Borden Avenue to the north, 2nd Street to the east, and 54th Avenue to the south.
Work is wrapping up on Two Bryant Park, a 15-story commercial building at 1100 Avenue of the Americas in in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Brookfield Properties, the project involved the re-cladding and interior renovation of the 386,190-square-foot midcentury office structure. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the property, which is located on Sixth Avenue between West 42nd and 43rd Streets.
At number 28 on YIMBY’s annual construction countdown is the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, a 580-foot-tall skyscraper at 1185 Broadway in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of NoMad. Designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by Marriott, Ritz Carlton Hotels, and Flag Luxury Properties, the 45-story tower will yield 250 guest rooms spread across 150,000 square feet, as well as 16 one- and two-bedroom penthouse residences perched on the upper levels. Lendlease is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 28th Street. The Erin Boisson Aries team at Christie’s International Real Estate is handling the sales of the penthouses.