Architecture

199 Chrystie Street Passes the Halfway Mark on the Lower East Side

Construction has passed the halfway point on 199 Chrystie Street, a 14-story, 39,188-square-foot condominium building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Progress has been swift since YIMBY’s last visit in April 2019, when excavation was still underway. Located near the intersection of Chrystie Street and Stanton Street, the project is designed by R. Wade Johnson Design and is being developed by KD Sagamore Capital, which purchased the plot for $20 million. Two buildings, 199 and 201 Chrystie Street, were demolished to clear the way for the new development.

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3 Saint Mark’s Place Readies for Construction in the East Village

YIMBY went to check out 3 St. Mark’s Place in the East Village, where an eight-story mixed-use office building is set to rise. Approved by the New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission in the summer of 2019, the nearly 54,000-square-foot project is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Real Estate Equities Corporation. In addition to construction of the new structure at the intersection of St. Mark’s Place and Third Avenue, plans also call for exterior alterations to an adjacent historic landmark at 4 Saint Mark’s Place, known as the Hamilton Holly House.

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60 Charlton, design by HOK

Office Addition Atop 60 Charlton Street Continues Ascent in Hudson Square

Work is progressing on the six-story addition atop 60 Charlton Street, formally addressed as 163 Varick Street, in Hudson Square. The steel structure will bring the mixed-use building’s total height to 12 stories and 191 feet tall. Designed by HOK and co-developed by APF Properties, Kenneth Aschendorf and Berndt Perl with Stuart Milstein of Drake Street Properties, the commercial property is located at the intersection of Varick Street and Charlton Street, near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel.

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YIMBY Scopes Views From ODA’s Recently Completed 809 Broadway in Greenwich Village

Construction has wrapped up at 809 Broadway in Greenwich Village, and tenants are steadily moving into the 15-story mixed-use building. The 41,000-square-foot, 200-foot-tall structure is designed by ODA Architecture and developed by 809 Broadway Holding, and is located on the west side of Broadway between 11th Street and 12th Street. Cushman & Wakefield is in charge of office leasing for the project and Ripco is handling retail leasing.

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