Architecture

Chelsea Canvas Wraps Up Construction At 280 West 24th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction is wrapping up on Chelsea Canvas, a 14-story mixed-use building at 280 West 24th Street in ChelseaManhattan. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Alchemy-ABR Investment Partners and Chelsea 23rd Realty Corporation, an LLC affiliated with JJ Operating, the 175-foot-tall structure spans 132,700 square feet and will yield 190 rental apartments in studio to three-bedroom layouts, as well as 33,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and cellar levels. Square Mile Capital and Pacific Western Bank provided $183 million in construction financing for the project, which was formerly addressed as 278 Eighth Avenue and is located along Eighth Avenue between West 23rd and West 24th Streets.

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Work Continues on One High Line’s Public Plaza, Retail Space at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Work is progressing on the public plaza and ground-floor retail space at One High Line, a two-tower residential development at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Witkoff Group and Access Industries, the twisting 36- and 26-story structures will span combined 900,000 square feet and yield 236 condominium units in one- to five-bedroom layouts, as well as a hotel component operated by Faena Hotel and ground-floor retail space. The property is alternately addressed as 76 Eleventh Avenue and stands adjacent to the High Line on a trapezoidal plot bound by West 18th Street to the north, West 17th Street to the south, Tenth Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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Construction Nears Completion on 609 Second Avenue in Kips Bay, Manhattan

Construction is approaching the finish line on 609 Second Avenue, an 18-story residential building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed by Fischer + Makooi Architects and developed by The Horizon Group, the 212-foot-tall structure will span 74,528 square feet and yield 65 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with sales led by Ariel Tirosh and Team at Douglas Elliman. The property is located on an interior lot between East 33rd and 34th Streets, just south of Murray Hill.

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Permits Filed for 2017 Grand Concourse in Tremont, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 2017 Grand Concourse in Tremont, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Bush Street and Grand Concourse, the lot is within walking distance of the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D train. Justin S. Stein under the Home Builders 1 L.P is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Safety Netting Assembly Progresses On Thomas Heatherwick’s ‘Vessel’ Sculpture in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Remediation work is taking shape across the exterior of The Vessel in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, where netting is being installed for visitor safety. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick of Heatherwick Studio and developed by Related Companies, the 15-story, 150-foot-tall attraction opened in March 2019 but was shuttered in July 2021 after four guests leapt to their deaths from the platforms of the honeycomb-shaped structure. The safety system will incorporate steel mesh netting stretched from metal supports to close the gaps between its network of interconnecting staircases.

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