Architecture

Rendering of 787 Eleventh Avenue by Rafael Viñoly. © Neoscape

787 Eleventh Avenue’s Renovation and Expansion Nears Completion in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan

Renovation and expansion work is nearing completion on 787 Eleventh Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Rafael Viñoly and developed by the Georgetown Company, the project involved the restoration of the historic structure’s façade, modernization of its interiors, and the construction of an 86,000-square-foot, two-story extension above the original parapet. JLL is in charge of leasing and Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by West 55th Street to the north, West 54th Street and DeWitt Clinton Park to the south, and Eleventh Avenue to the east.

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The Apsley’s Façade Nears Completion at 2330 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Façade installation is nearing completion on The Apsley, a 19-story residential building at 2330 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects with interiors by Champalimaud Design and developed by Welltower and Hines, the structure will yield 76 assisted living and 80 memory care apartments in studio to two-bedroom layouts, with a capacity of up to 178 residents. Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 85th Street.

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One Madison Avenue’s Tower Expansion Begins Steel Assembly in Flatiron District, Manhattan

Construction is rising on One Madison Avenue, a 27-story commercial expansion in the Flatiron District. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green, the National Pension Service of Korea, and Hines, the project involves the gut renovation and expansion of a former eight-story structure and will yield 1.4 million square feet of office space. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the property, which occupies a full block bound by East 23rd and 24th Streets and Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South.

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PENN 2’s Eight-Story Addition Tops Out at 2 Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan

Last week, Vornado Realty Trust, Turner Construction Company, and Skanska celebrated the topping out of the new eight-story expansion at PENN 2, a 31-story commercial tower at Two Penn Plaza in Midtown. Designed by MdeAS Architects, the cantilevering addition is part of a full-scale overhaul project involving the curtain wall replacement and modernization of the mid-century structure’s 1.61 million square feet of office space. The 412-foot-tall building is located along Seventh Avenue between West 31st and West 33rd Streets, and is part of the massive Penn District revitalization plan that will add ten new towers to the area surrounding Penn Station and Madison Square Garden in the coming years.

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20 East 110th Street Tops Out in East Harlem, Manhattan

Construction has topped out on 20 East 110th Street, an eight-story mixed-use building in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by ARC Architecture Design Studio and developed by A&R Properties Group, the 80-foot-tall structure will yield 36,746 square feet with 25 rental units spread across 17,283 square feet, 7,000 square feet of community facility space, and 3,000 square feet of commercial space. SS Construction Experts is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 1650 Madison Avenue and located at the corner of Madison Avenue and Tito Puente Way.

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