Architecture

50 Hudson Yards’ Façade Installation Wraps Up in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Exterior work is nearing completion on 50 Hudson Yards, a 1,011-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Hudson Yards and number ten on our year-end countdown. Designed by Foster + Partners and developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties, the 58-story Midtown, Manhattan supertall is the largest office building in the complex by volume at 2.9 million square feet and occupies a full-block parcel bound by West 34th Street to the north, Tenth Avenue to the east, West 33rd Street to the south, and Hudson Boulevard to the west.

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Rendering of 41-47 West 57th Street by OMA

1,100-Foot Supertall at 41-47 West 57th Street Approved for Zoning Bonus in Midtown, Manhattan

At number 11 on our construction countdown is 41-47 West 57th Street, an 1,100-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row in Midtown. Designed by OMA and developed by Sedesco, the 63-story, 443,000-square-foot tower will yield 119 residential units spread across 237,000 square feet, a 158-room hotel spanning 205,100 square feet on floors two through 20, and a 10,212-square-foot restaurant. The skyscraper will rise from a plot between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and will have frontage along both West 57th and West 58th Streets.

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Covenant House Completes Construction at 460 West 41st Street in Midtown West, Manhattan

Construction is complete on 460 West 41st Street, a 164-foot-tall mixed-use building in Midtown West. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Covenant House, the 80,290-square-foot structure is the first supportive housing development by the company in nearly 50 years and was made possible with help from Gotham Organization and Denham Wolf Real Estate Services. The site is located along the southern border of Hell’s Kitchen between Eighth and Ninth Avenues and West 40th and West 41st Streets, and is a short distance from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The building will yield 60 residential units averaging approximately 884 square feet, as well as a 53,053-square-foot community facility. The project was last reported to cost $128 million.

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520 Fifth Avenue Awaits Supertall Construction in Midtown, Manhattan

At number 12 on our construction countdown is 520 Fifth Avenue, a proposed 995-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina Properties, who took over as the lead developer in 2019 from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA, the 507,608-square-foot structure will yield 98 residential units, commercial space, and four cellar levels. Permit applications that were filed in the beginning of 2021 for the project, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street.

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Graydon Chelsea Completes Construction at 128 West 23rd Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction is complete on The Graydon Chelsea, a 16-story residential building at 128 West 23rd Street in Chelsea. Designed by Kutnicki Bernstein Architects and developed by Valyrian Capital and Pan Brothers, the 40,230-square-foot structure yields 30 units averaging 1,200 square feet apiece, as well as retail space on the ground floor and cellar level. The property is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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