Façade work is getting closer to completion on 115 East 55th Street, an 18-story residential building in Midtown East. Designed by SLCE Architects for Zeckendorf Development, the 185-foot-tall structure will yield 71,961 square feet and 62 units. The property is located between Lexington and Park Avenues, directly adjacent to Norman Foster‘s 47-story office skyscraper at 425 Park Avenue.
Construction is now complete on Vandewater, a 33-story residential tower at 543 West 122nd Street in Morningside Heights, Manhattan. Developed by Savanna and designed by INC Architecture & Design with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. as the landscape architect, the 385-foot-tall structure yields 183 condominium units. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing has been in charge of marketing and sales for the property, which is bound by Broadway to the west, West 122nd Street to the south, West 123rd street to the north, and Amsterdam Avenue to the east.
Construction is going vertical on Waterview at Greenpoint, a two-tower residential development along Newtown Creek on the Greenpoint, Brooklyn waterfront. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Clipper Equity, the 811,000-square-foot project consists of the 30-story, 222-unit 77 Commercial Street and the 40-story, 298-unit 87 Commercial Street, which will rise from a shared seven-story podium. Of the 720 units, 200 are slated as affordable. A 300-car parking garage will also sit below grade. Waterview at Greenpoint is rising at the confluence of Commercial and Box Streets on a plot that once housed a two-story, 95,000-square-foot warehouse. Ray Builders Inc. is the general contractor,Hatfield Group is serving as the facade consultants, and WSP is the structural engineer.
Demolition work is ramping up at 343 Madison Avenue, site of a 1,050-foot commercial supertall in Midtown East. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 754,120-square-foot structure will yield 748,618 square feet of office space, 2,130 square feet of retail space, and 2,372 square feet of subterranean circulation paths to Grand Central Terminal and the future East Side Access project. The skyscraper is replacing a 105-year-old 15-story building between East 44th and 45th Streets that formerly housed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority headquarters.
Work is now complete on The Six, a 27-story office tower at 106 West 56th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by private equity firm Savanna along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets, the stepped 403-foot-tall superstructure stands between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue one street south of 57th Street, aka Billionaires’ Row.