Architecture

Textile Building’s Addition and Gut Renovation Progresses at 295 Fifth Avenue in Midtown South, Manhattan

Construction has topped out on the two-story addition on the Textile Building, a 16-story commercial building at 295 Fifth Avenue in Midtown South, Manhattan. Designed by Studios Architecture and developed by Tribeca Investment Group, PGIM Real Estate, and Meadow Partners, the $350 million project involves the expansion and gut renovation of the 100-year-old structure, which is located between East 30th and East 31st Streets, a short walk to the Empire State Building. CBRE is handling marketing of the 700,000 square feet of updated office space.

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Construction Resumes on H Hotel W39 at 58 West 39th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

Construction has resumed on H Hotel W39, a 29-story hotel at 58 West 39th Street in Midtown. Designed by Peter F. Poon Architects and developed by Wei Hong Hu of H Hotel LLC, the 447-foot-tall project had been stalled since the early months of 2020. City Cross Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the structure, whose design features a radical cantilever that gives way to a tapered glass dome. The footprint of the tower rests on a relatively narrow plot between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just south of Bryant Park.

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Construction Wraps Up on 167 Chrystie Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Work is wrapping up on 167 Chrystie Street, a 16-story residential building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by ODA Architects and developed by Be-Aviv and Nexus Building Development Group, Inc., the 77,000-square-foot, 170-foot-tall structure will yield 78 units, averaging 680 square feet apiece, as well as 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Danya Cebus Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is being built between Rivington Street to the north and Delancey Street to the south, and Sara D. Roosevelt Park across Chrystie Street to the east.

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14 Second Avenue Begins Ascent Over The East Village, Manhattan

Construction is rising on 14 Second Avenue, a ten-story residential building in the East Village. Designed by David Cutler of Hustvedt Cutler Architects and developed by Daniel Vislocky of Station Companies, the 100-foot-tall, 22,247-square-foot development will yield ten units averaging 1,685 square feet apiece. The property is also expected to have two cellar levels and a 30-foot-long rear yard. New Empire Building Corporation is the general contractor for the project, which is narrowly wedged between First State Green Cultural Park and a row of low-rise buildings between East Houston and East 1st Streets.

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Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center’s Marble Façade Begins Installation in Financial District, Manhattan

The first marble panels have begun to cover the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, a 138-foot-tall cubic structure on the World Trade Center site in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by non-profit company The Perelman, the venue is located between Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Greenwich Street to the east.

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