Construction is wrapping up on the Hard Rock Hotel, a 36-story tower at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell and Hard Rock International, the 442-foot-tall, 291,000-square-foot structure will yield 446 guest rooms by the corner of West 48th Street and Seventh Avenue. Aecom Tishman is the general contractor for the Midtown project.
Construction is rising on 202 East 23rd Street, a 20-story residential building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by SMA Equities, the 90,000-square-foot structure is being built to Passive House standards and will yield 108 units with floor plans ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. Eighty homes will be set at market-rate pricing and the remaining 28 will be designated for affordable housing. KSK Construction Group, LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of East 23rd Street and Third Avenue.
Curtain wall installation is nearing completion on The Willoughby, a 34-story mixed-use building at 196 Willoughby Street on Long Island University‘s Downtown Brooklyn campus. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall structure will yield residential units, academic and office spaces, an adjacent athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles. The Willoughby is bound by Willoughby Street to the north, Ashland Place to the east, DeKalb Avenue to the south, and Flatbush Avenue Extension to the west. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the LIU expansion project.
Scaffolding continues to be disassembled from 308 Livingston Street, a 23-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture and developed by Lonicera Partners, which purchased the property in May 2019 for $11 million, the structure will yield 160 units in one- and two-bedroom layouts and ground-floor retail space facing Livingston Street. Noble Construction Group, LLC is the general contractor and King Contracting Group is putting together the signature brick masonry walls. The site is located between Nevins and Bond Streets.
Construction is now fully complete on 260 Gold Street, a 13-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by J Frankl Architects and developed by Bruman Realty, which recently secured a $145 million refinancing package from Square Mile Capital Management, the nearly 260,000-square-foot structure yields 287 rental apartments and features a four-story atrium with an indoor waterfall. The property is bound by Gold Street to the east, Tillary Street to the south, and Duffield Street to the west.