Architecture

Rendering of 520 Fifth Avenue and the Midtown skyline

Facade Installation Progresses At 520 Fifth Avenue In Midtown, Manhattan 

Construction and facade installation are both moving along at 520 Fifth Avenue, a slender 76-story residential supertall rising in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 1,000-foot-tall reinforced concrete skyscraper will yield 415,000 square feet with 98 condominium units, as well as commercial space on the lower floors and four cellar levels. Charles & Co. is the interior designer, WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, one block north of Bryant Park.

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Updated rendering of proposed property at 14th Street and Ninth Avenue - BKSK Architects

Exterior Facade For 44-54 Ninth Avenue’s Expansion Now Visible Over Chelsea, Manhattan 

Construction, expansion and renovation work continues at 44-54 Ninth Avenue, an eight-story office and retail complex on the border of Chelsea, the Meatpacking District, and the West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects for Tavros Capital, the mixed-use project consists of the restoration of a row of a low-rise landmarked townhomes lining the streets and the construction of a new office volume set back from the sidewalks. Broadway Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 351-355 West 14th Street and located at the intersection of West 14th Street and Ninth Avenue.

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43-14 Queens Street Rises Above Street Level In Long Island City, Queens

Construction is in full swing at 43-14 Queens Street, the site of a 19-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Rockrose Development, the 229-foot-tall mixed-use structure will yield 193,725 square feet with 301 rental apartments, residential amenities on the 18th floor, a cellar level, and approximately 4,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. 27-34 Jackson GC, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Queens Street and Jackson Avenue.

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96 North 1st Street Nears Completion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Construction is finishing up on 96 North 1st Street, a seven-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Zambrano Architectural Design, the 70-foot-tall structure will yield 13,620 square feet of residential space split among six units, as well as a private 33-foot-long rear yard and one enclosed parking space. 96 North 1st Street LC is listed as the owner and Red Rock Construction LLC is listed as the general contractor for the property, which is located on a narrow 5,049-square-foot lot between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue.

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Renovation and Expansion Work Progresses on 125 Barclay Street in Tribeca, Manhattan

Expansion and and renovation work is progressing on 125 Barclay Street, an 11-story commercial building in Tribeca. Originally constructed in 1932 as the World Telegram Building, the 280,000-square-foot structure is undergoing an overhaul that involves the replacement of its brick envelope with a modern glass curtain wall, the full gutting of the interiors and restoration of the terracotta flooring, and the construction of an 11th story above the current parapet.

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