Architecture

Stephen and Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s Expansion Progresses on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Construction is steadily moving along on the Stephen and Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, a ten-story veterinary hospital at 510 East 62nd Street in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins + Will, the $100 million non-profit project will add 11,000 square feet to the existing 26,000-square-foot, 63-year-old structure. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by the East 62nd Street to the north, East 61st Street to the south, FDR Drive to the east, and York Avenue to the west.

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Excavation and Pilings Underway at 134 Jane Street in West Village, Manhattan

Excavation is getting underway at 134 Jane Street, the site of an 11-story residential building in Manhattan’s West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Aurora Capital Associates, the 120-foot-tall structure will span 105,804 square feet and yield 15 condominium units, as well as 200 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, a cellar level, a 30-foot-long rear yard, and 20 enclosed parking spaces. 134 Jane Street LLC is the owner and Titanium Construction Services Inc. is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Jane and West Streets along the Hudson River waterfront.

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The Wellington’s Renovation and Expansion Progresses at 1290 Madison Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Construction and renovations are progressing on The Wellington, a historic six-story, 25,000-square-foot building at 1290 Madison Avenue in the Carnegie Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Page Ayres Cowley Architecture, LLC for 1290 Madison LLC, the project involves the conversion of the interiors to yield ten condominium units spanning 21,600 square feet, the construction of a one-story addition above the parapet, the restoration of the Renaissance Revival façade, and modernization of the 3,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. First Standard Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 92nd Street.

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27-49 Jackson Avenue’s Expanded Superstructure Tops Out in Long Island City, Queens

Construction has topped out on 27-49 Jackson Avenue, a 14-story residential building in Long Island CityQueens. Originally designed by Raymond Chan Architect and developed by ARCFE, the project stalled in 2020 after only seven floors were built on the westernmost edge of the plot. Work resumed in early 2022 under the ownership of 27-51 Jackson Avenue with an expanded scope, including a wider footprint that extends to the east, and an additional seven levels were built on top. The 161-foot-tall structure will yield 34 apartments on levels three through 14, with no more than four units per story. IX Construction Inc. is the new general contractor for the property, located at the corner of Jackson Avenue and 42nd Road.

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Updated Rendering Revealed for 24-01 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City, Queens

An updated exterior rendering was posted for 24-01 Queens Plaza North, a 19-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by ODA New York and developed by New Empire Corporation, the 115,000-square-foot structure will yield more than 100 condominium units in studio to two-bedroom layouts, as well as a suite of amenities and commercial space. Nere 218 Management LLC is the owner and New Empire Builder Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 41-45 24th Street and located on an 8,967-square-foot lot at the corner of 24th Street and Queens Plaza North.

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