Demolition Work Underway At 1448 Third Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Demolition work is moving along at 1448 Third Avenue, the site of an upcoming 39-story residential tower in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by Douglaston Development under the 170 E 83 Owner, LLC, the 478-foot-tall structure will span 287,632 square feet and yield 125 units with an average scope of 1,804 square feet, as well as 40,864 square feet of commercial space and 21,224 square feet of community facility space. There will also be a cellar level and a 20-foot-long rear yard.  Levine Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 170 East 83rd Street and bound by Third Avenue to the east, East 82nd Street to the south, and East 83rd Street to the north. Only the southern half of the building will be demolished.

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Renderings Revealed for Gowanus Green Affordable Housing Complex in Gowanus, Brooklyn

New renderings have been revealed for Gowanus Green, a six-building mixed-use complex in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by The Hudson Companies, Jonathan Rose Companies, The Bluestone Organization, and Fifth Avenue Committee, the four-acre master plan will yield 990,000 square feet across six buildings with 950 affordable homes, retail and community space, an 80,000-square-foot public grade school, and a new waterfront esplanade. SCAPE is the landscape architect for the project, which is bound by 5th Street to the northeast, Smith Street to the northwest, the Gowanus Canal to the southeast, and a vacant plot at 459 Smith Street to the southwest.

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New Renderings Revealed For Lorimer House At 265 Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

New renderings have been revealed for Lorimer House, an eight-story mixed-use building at 265 Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by ODA, which also will serve as landscape architect, and developed by Joyland Management, Meral Property Group, and Loketch Group, the 85-foot-tall, 318,400-square foot structure will yield 270 rental units in studio- to two-bedroom layouts including some with private outdoor space, as well as a set of 66 rental homes called the Copper Lofts, ground-floor commercial space, and more than 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities. Durukan Design is the landscape designer for the project, which is located on a formerly vacant plot bound by Boerum Street to the north, Broadway to the south, and Lorimer Street to the east.

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270 Park Avenue’s Exterior Continues to Progress in Midtown East, Manhattan

Exterior work is continuing on JPMorgan Chase‘s 1,388-foot supertall headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East. Designed by Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners with Adamson Associates as the architect of record and developed by Tishman Speyer, the topped-out 60-story skyscraper will yield 2.5 million square feet of office space with a capacity of 15,000 employees, and will become the tallest structure in New York completely powered by hydroelectric energy. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which occupies a full city block bound by East 48th Street to the north, East 47th Street to the south, Park Avenue to the east, and Madison Avenue to the west.

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The Rockwell Finishes Construction at 2688 Broadway On Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction is complete on The Rockwell, a 13-story residential building at 2688 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Hill West Architects and Whitehall Interiors, and developed in collaboration by Toll Brothers, which also served as the general contractor, and Sculptor under the 2686-2690 Broadway LLC, the structure yields 81 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts and ground-floor retail space that is slated to be occupied by a CVS Pharmacy. The property is located at the southeast corner of West 103rd Street and Broadway.

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