Architecture

173 McGuinness Boulevard Nears Completion in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Construction is nearing completion on 173 McGuinness Boulevard, an eight-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Guy Peleg under the Artlife 173-175 McGuinness LLC, the 80-foot-tall structure will span 27,509 square feet and yield 24 rental units with an average scope of 836 square feet, as well as a 35-foot-long rear yard. B.O.S.S. Associates Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which is situated on a 4,375-square-foot interior lot between Meserole Avenue and Calyer Street.

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450 Eleventh Avenue’s Angular Glass Façade Reaches Halfway Mark in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Façade installation has reached the halfway mark of 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 51-story hotel skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 642-foot-tall structure will house a 379-room Aloft hotel along with amenities including a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant with a bar and outdoor terrace. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.

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New Rendering Revealed for Office Supertall at 360 Tenth Avenue in Midtown West, Manhattan

A new rendering has been revealed for 360 Tenth Avenue, a proposed supertall commercial skyscraper in Midtown West, Manhattan. The structure will yield 1 million square feet of Class A office space. McCourt Global is the current owner of the property, which is situated between Brookfield PropertiesManhattan West complex and Related Companies‘ first phase of Hudson Yards, and bound by West 31st Street to the north, Dyer Avenue and West 30th Street to the south, and Tenth Avenue to the west.

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Rendering of 520 Fifth Avenue and the Midtown skyline

Façade Installation Begins for KPF’s 520 Fifth Avenue Supertall in Midtown, Manhattan

Façade installation has begun on 520 Fifth Avenue, a rising 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 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 going to be 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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Foundations Underway at 205 Java Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Excavation and foundations are progressing at 205 Java Street, the site of a seven-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Melamed Architect PC and developed by 205 Java St. LLC, which purchased the 7,500-square-foot property for $2.625 million, the structure will replace a two-story home and yield an undisclosed number of units. HP Builders NYC LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Java Street and McGuinness Boulevard.

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