Architecture

Parker West Nears Completion at 214 West 72nd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Construction is nearing completion on Parker West, a 22-story residential building at 214 West 72nd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by GreenbergFarrow and developed by CBSK Ironstate, a collaboration of SK Development, CB Developers and Brooklyn Standard Properties, the 219-foot-tall structure will yield 18 full-floor homes designed by GRADE in two- to three-bedroom layouts with sales and marketing led by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group. The project is located between West End Avenue and the confluence of Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.

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Rose Hill’s Art Deco-Inspired Exterior Wraps Up Construction in NoMad, Manhattan

Exterior work is wrapping up on Rose Hill, a 639-foot-tall residential skyscraper at 30 East 29th Street in NoMad. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by Rockefeller Group, the 45-story project features a distinctive bronze-toned, Art Deco-inspired envelope and will yield 123 condominiums marketed by CORE Real Estate. Sales have launched for the homes, which come in one- to four-bedroom layouts and range in price from $1.385 million to upward of $19.5 million for the penthouse unit. Rose Hill’s name is derived from the former 130-acre Rose Hill Farm estate that was once part of the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood.

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Graduate Hotel And Verizon Executive Education Center Complete Construction on Roosevelt Island

Work is fully complete on Snøhetta‘s 18-story, 224-room Graduate Hotel at 22 North Loop Road and the adjacent four-story Verizon Tech Executive Education Center on Roosevelt Island. Stonehill Taylor worked alongside Snøhetta for the Graduate Hotel, serving as the architect of record. The Graduate Hotel and the Verizon Tech Center properties are the final pieces of the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed Cornell Tech master plan, which was developed by Hudson CompaniesRelated Companies, and Brookfield and rises south of the Queensboro Bridge’s central span. Architectural Precast Innovations (API) was the concrete partner on the two buildings.

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456 Greenwich Street’s Eight-Story Superstructure Tops Out in Tribeca, Manhattan

Construction has topped out on 456 Greenwich Street, a 110-foot-tall, eight-story hotel building in Tribeca. Developed by Caspi Development and designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group with Martin Brudnizki Design Studio as the interior designer, the 94,000-square-foot structure will yield 96 guest rooms operated by Groupe Lucien Barrière of the Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris. The site is bound by Greenwich Street to the east, Desbrosses Street to the south, and Washington Street to the west. More than three years passed from groundbreaking to topping out due to numerous delays stemming from legal disputes and financial issues, though it appears that the project is finally back on track.

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