Architecture

50 West 66th Street’s Crown Progresses on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction is closing in on the pinnacle of 50 West 66th Street, a 69-story residential skyscraper on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Snøhetta with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Extell and Tennor Holding, the 775-foot-tall structure will yield 127 condominium units and claim the title of the tallest building in the neighborhood. Lendlease is the general contractor for the project, which is located on an interior lot between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West with frontage on both West 65th and West 66th Streets.

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Rendering of 1345 Third Avenue, the Northwell Health Medical Pavilion

Foundations for Victoria and Lloyd Goldman Health Care Pavilion Take Shape at 1345 Third Avenue on Mannattan’s Upper East Side

Foundation work is progressing for the Victoria and Lloyd Goldman Health Care Pavilion, formerly called the Northwell Medical Pavilion, a 15-story medical facility for Lenox Hill Hospital at 1345 Third Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Ennead Architects with EwingCole as the medical architect and developed by Northwell Health and The University Financing Foundation, the 200,000-square-foot outpatient center will stand nearly 215 feet tall and offer specialized cancer care services, imaging and lab testing, cardiac care, neuroscience programs, a sleep study center, acute and chronic disease management, social work services, and more. JB&B is the MEP engineer, Severud Associates is the structural engineer, and Lendlease is the general contractor for the $450 million project, which is located in Lenox Hill between East 76th and East 77th Streets.

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262 Fifth Avenue Structurally Tops Out Over NoMad, Manhattan

Construction has structurally topped out on 262 Fifth Avenue, a 56-story residential skyscraper in NoMad, Manhattan. Designed by Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project LLC, the 860-foot-tall structure will yield 26 condominium units with an average scope of 3,200 square feet, including at least one quadruplex unit. GEA Consulting Engineers is the MEP engineer and CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the project, which rises from a 5,000-square-foot plot at the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.

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41-08 Crescent Street Readies for Excavation in Astoria, Queens

Excavation is set to begin at 41-08 Crescent Street, the site of a planned residential tower in Long Island City, Queens. YIMBY last reported that the property would give rise to a 17-story, 189-foot-tall structure designed by Dan Ionescu Architects, developed by Forte Italia LLC, and owned by TPEC Management. However, it appears that the scope of the project may have changed under the new ownership of The Pecora LLC. WMCM LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by 41st Avenue to the northeast, 24th Street to the northwest, and Crescent Street to the southeast.

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270 West 96th Street courtesy of Fetner Properties

266 West 96th Street Finishes Construction on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction is wrapping up on 266 West 96th Street, a 23-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Fetner Properties, the 235-foot-tall structure yields 171 rental units with 68 dedicated to affordable housing, as well as 8,961 square feet of community facility space. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between West End Avenue and Broadway.

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