Exterior work is finishing up on The Matteo, a 17-story residential building at 323 East 79th Street in the Yorkville section of the Upper East Side. Designed by Woods Bagot Architects and developed by Boomerang Development Group, which purchased the property from Spruce Capital Partners for $13.7 million, the 214-foot-tall structure will yield 35,045 square feet with 15 full-floor condominium units in three- to four-bedroom layouts. All homes will feature direct elevator access, and some will span two floors. Sunlight Construction AA is the general contractor and The Masters Division at Nest Seekers is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is located on a narrow interior plot between First and Second Avenues.
Foundation work is progressing at 300 East 83rd Street, the site of a 22-story residential building in the Yorkville section of the Upper East Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Lalezarian Group, the 235-foot-tall structure will span 84,266 square feet and yield 70 units, as well as cellar and ground-floor retail space. The homes will average 1,203 square feet, likely indicating condominiums. Hudson 37 LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of East 83rd Street and Second Avenue.
Construction is rising above street level on 520 Fifth Avenue, a 76-story residential supertall 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 structure will span 507,608 square feet yield 98 residential units, as well as commercial space on the lower floors and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade 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.
The first curtain wall panels have begun installation on JPMorgan Chase‘s rising 1,388-foot supertall headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East. Designed by Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 70-story skyscraper will yield 2.5 million square feet of office space for 15,000 employees, and will become the tallest structure in New York powered entirely by hydroelectric energy. Adamsom Associates is the architect of record, Banker Steel provided the steelwork, NYC Constructors is the steel subcontractor, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers (MRCE) designed the structural foundation elements, Severud Associates is the engineer of record, R&R Scaffolding Ltd. will provide the BMU, and AEOCOM Tishman is the general contractor for the property, which occupies a full block bound by East 48th Street to the north, East 47th Street to the south, Park Avenue to the east, and Madison Avenue to the west.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 27 Park Place, a five-story commercial building in Tribeca. Designed by Michael Schmitt Architect PC, the project involves a full gut renovation and exterior restoration to remediate damage from a six-alarm fire that ravaged the structure in September 2017. Empire State Development is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Murray Street to the north, Park Place to the south, and Church Street to the west.