Architecture

Vandewater At 543 West 122nd Street Stands Completed In Morningside Heights, Manhattan

Construction is now complete on Vandewater, a 33-story residential tower at 543 West 122nd Street in Morningside HeightsManhattan. 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.

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Construction Rises on Two-Tower Waterview At Greenpoint Complex in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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.

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Demolition Imminent for KPF-Designed Supertall at 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

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.

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The Six Completes Construction at 106 West 56th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

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.

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249 East 50th Street Nears Completion in Turtle Bay, Midtown

Finishing touches are underway on 249 East 50th Street, a 15-story residential building in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Tun Kyaw, the slim 151-foot-tall structure will yield 29 condominium units spread across 50,000 square feet, for an average of 1,700 square feet. The development is located near the corner of East 50th Street and Second Avenue.

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