Architecture

249 East 62nd Street Tops Out on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Construction has topped out on 249 East 62nd Street, a 28-story residential tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by INC Architecture & Design with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Zeckendorf Development, the 347-foot-tall structure will yield 66 condominiums with two to four homes per level. CM & Associates is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the corner of Second Avenue and East 62nd Street.

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155-165 West 29th Street Passes Halfway Mark in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction has passed the halfway mark on 155-165 West 29th Street, a 17-story self-storage facility in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Mancini Duffy and developed by Highland Development Ventures LLC and The Davis Companies, the 223-foot-tall structure will yield 180,000 square feet and 6,300 units. The developers acquired the property in early 2021 for $62.5 million, and construction costs are estimated at $84 million. Div West 29th Street LLC is the owner, Cauldwell Wingate is the contractor, and McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer for the property, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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35 Commercial Street Tops Out in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction has topped out on 35 Commercial Street, a 22-story residential building in the Greenpoint Landing master plan in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the 344,463-square-foot structure will yield 373 affordable housing units spread across 311,471 square feet, as well as 7,600 square feet of commercial space. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Bell Slip to the west and Commercial and Clay Streets to the south.

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Eagle + West Wraps Up Construction at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction is finishing up on Eagle + West, a pair of stepped and cantilevering 30- and 40-story residential towers at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the project yields 745 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with 224 residences designated as affordable housing. Marmol Radziner is the interior designer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers served as the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti was the façade consultant, and Highbury Concrete constructed the property, which is located at the corner of Eagle and West Streets. James Corner Field Operations designed the adjacent riverfront esplanade to the west.

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Gotham Point North Tower’s Façade Nears Completion in Hunters Point South, Queens

Façade work is nearing completion on Gotham Point North Tower, a 57-story residential skyscraper at 1-15 57th Avenue in Hunters Point South, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the 559-foot-tall structure is also known as Parcel F in a two-tower development along with the adjacent Parcel G, and will yield 692 units. The building rises from a plot bound by Center Boulevard to the north, 56th Avenue to the east, and 57th Avenue to the west.

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