Architecture

Related Companies Reveals Bid for Supertall Skyscraper Casino Complex in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Plans have been revealed for Hudson Yards Phase Two, the latest bid for a potential mixed-use casino development in Manhattan. Partners Related Companies and Wynn Resorts filed plans with the Department of City Planning calling for a $12 billion complex consisting of multiple skyscrapers that would yield 1,500 apartments, 2 million square feet of office space, a public school and daycare center, and a hotel and casino operated by the Las Vegas-based hospitality brand. The development is slated to rise directly west of the first phase of Hudson Yards over the 13-acre open-air Western Rail Yards bound by West 33rd Street to the north, West 30th Street to the south, Eleventh Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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JPMorgan Headquarters Reaches 1,388-Foot Pinnacle at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Construction has fully topped out 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 Adamsom Associates as the architect of record and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 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 full-block project, which is 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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Google Opens St. John’s Terminal Headquarters at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan

Google held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of its New York headquarters in the expanded 1.3-million-square-foot St. John’s Terminal building at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the 12-story project involved the adaptive reuse of a 90-year-old former freight terminal, and serves as the centerpiece of the 1.7-million-square-foot Googleplex master plan along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Gensler was the interior designer, Future Green Studio Corp. was the landscape designer, Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP was the structural engineer, and Structure Tone and Turner Construction were joint general contractors for the structure, which stands 232 feet tall and spans two full city blocks bound by West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.

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New Renderings Released For Hoboken Point At 100 Harbor Boulevard in Weehawken, New Jersey

New renderings have been released for Hoboken Point, a 15-story two-tower residential development under construction at 100 Harbor Boulevard in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken, New Jersey. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by Hartz Mountain Industries, the complex will yield 262 rental units in studio to two-bedroom-plus-den layouts, a host of residential amenities, and a public waterfront esplanade. Greystar is the exclusive leasing agent and property management firm for the property, which is situated between the Hudson River and Harbor Boulevard to the east and Park Avenue and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail tracks to the west.

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Rendering of 33 Westchester Place

33 Westchester Place Rises Above New Rochelle, New York

Construction is rising on 33 Westchester Place, a 27-story residential tower in downtown New Rochelle, New York. Designed by Fogarty Finger and developed by Allstate Ventures, the structure is the third and final component in the Westchester Place master plan and will yield 315 rental units in studio to two-bedroom layouts. EXR is handing marketing and leasing for the property, which is alternately addressed as 316 Huguenot Place and bound by Huguenot Street to the northwest and Westchester Place to the southeast.

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