YIMBY checked in recently at 520 Fifth Avenue, the site of a planned 920-foot-tall skyscraper that takes the number 13 spot on our countdown of the tallest projects in progress in New York City. Located in Midtown at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, the plot sits cleared for construction, which YIMBY expects will commence sometime in 2020. YIMBY last reported that Handel Architects is designing and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties is developing the project in conjunction with SMI USA. Ceruzzi purchased the property in 2015 for $275 million from Thor Equities.
Work is almost entirely complete on the reflective curtain wall of 125 Greenwich Street, number 14 in our countdown of the tallest projects under construction in New York City. The only sections awaiting façade work are the podium and the portion where the exterior hoist is still mounted. Designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by Bizzi & Partners and Vector Group, the slender 88-story residential skyscraper stands 912 feet tall over the Financial District. The 273 residential units are being marketed by Douglas Elliman, while the interiors are designed by March & White. Plaza Construction is the general contractor for the development.
Exterior work is getting very close to completion at 99 Hudson Street in Jersey City, the 15th tallest skyscraper in our annual countdown. The gaps where the exterior hoist was attached have now been completely enclosed, and the only sections remaining are at street level around the soaring main lobby and the podium. Designed by Perkins Eastman, developed by COA 99 Hudson, LLC, and built by Plaza Construction with Vidaris overseeing the exterior envelope, the 79-story, 900-foot-tall residential tower stands as the tallest building in New Jersey.
Construction on 3 East 3rd Street in the East Village is substantially complete, with occupancy expected in the next few weeks. The six-story building is located just off of the intersection of East 3rd Street and Bowery, on the border of the East Village and The Bowery. YIMBY last reported that the property is designed and developed by Barrett Design.
Work is getting closer to completion at 425 Park Avenue, the 16th tallest building under construction in New York City in YIMBY’s annual countdown. The majority of the exterior work is finished on the 47-story, 897-foot-tall Midtown East skyscraper, with the final upper floors and crowning fins awaiting cladding. The commercial building is designed by Norman Foster, head of Foster + Partners, and is being developed by L&L Holding Company LLC. Adamson Associates is the architect of record.