Architecture

Subterranean Work Complete on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center

Construction is moving along on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center. The future 130-foot-tall, marbled-cladded building is designed by Rex Architecture and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The site is located in the Financial District at the foot of One World Trade Center and Seven World Trade Center. The 9/11 Memorial is to the south of the property, while the plot of Two World Trade Center, aka 200 Greenwich Street, is found to the east across Greenwich Street.

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Foundation Work Begins for 29th & 5th, BIG’s Office Skyscraper at 3 West 29th Street in NoMad

Excavation work has commenced for 29th & 5th, Bjarke Ingels Group‘s proposed skyscraper at 3 West 29th Street in NoMad. Excavators, piling machines, and other construction equipment are in use at the site, which is located just five blocks south of the Empire State Building. Developed by HFZ Capital Group, the future 34-story, 551-foot-tall office tower will yield 300,000 square feet and incorporate shear glass walls and staggered outdoor terraces along the eastern elevation.

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Greenwich West’s Brick Curtain Wall Progressing Swiftly at 110 Charlton Street in Hudson Square

Work on the brick curtain wall of Greenwich West, aka 110 Charlton Street, has made tremendous progress since YIMBY last reported about the status of the topped-out Hudson Square project in January. The upcoming 30-story residential building is designed by Loci Anima and Adamson Associates and developed by Strategic CapitalCape Advisors, and Forum Absolute Capital Partners. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales for Greenwich West’s 170 units.

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Largest Demolition In NYC’s History Gaining Steam at JPMorgan Chase’s 270 Park Avenue, in Midtown East

The demolition of 270 Park Avenue is progressing in Midtown East, as new scaffolding and netting have been installed on the exterior of the Modernist-style skyscraper. These join the construction elevator and sidewalk scaffolding that were assembled several months ago on the 1.5-million-square-foot, 52-story tower. JPMorgan Chase is the developer and Foster + Partners Architects is the design firm for the upcoming 57-story supertall that will rise in its place. Adamson Associates is listed as the architect of record.

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