Architecture

High Line – Moynihan Connector Opens To The Public in Midtown West, Manhattan

Construction is finished on the High Line – Moynihan Connector, an L-shaped 600-foot-long extension of the 1.5-mile High Line linking the popular elevated green park with the five-building Manhattan West complex in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and James Corner Field Operations and developed in a public-private partnership between Empire State Development (ESD), Friends of the High Line, and Brookfield Properties, the $50 million project is composed of two ADA-accessible bridges that provide a safer and easier means of access to Moynihan Train Hall and Penn Station. Turner Construction Company was the general contractor for the walkway, which runs along West 30th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues and turns to the north at Dyer Avenue to connect to the elevated southwestern corner of the Manhattan West plaza above West 31st Street.

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Rendering of 1345 Third Avenue, the Northwell Health Medical Pavilion

Excavation Progresses for Northwell Medical Pavilion at 1345 Third Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Excavation is progressing for Northwell Medical Pavilion, a 15-story medical facility for Lenox Hill Hospital at 1345 Third Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Ennead Architects with EwingCole as the medical architect and Northwell Health and The University Financing Foundation as the developers, the 200,000-square-foot outpatient center will stand nearly 215 feet tall and offer specialized cancer care services, imaging and lab testing, cardiac care, neuroscience programs, a sleep study center, acute and chronic disease management, social work services, and more. JB&B is the MEP engineer, Severud Associates is the structural engineer, and  Lendlease is the general contractor for the $450 million project, which is located in Lenox Hill between East 76th and East 77th Streets.

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335 Bond Street Awaits Construction in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Demolition work is complete at the site of 335 Bond Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Plans call for a new 155-foot-tall, 14-story residential building spanning 77,383 square feet, with 68,106 square feet designated for residential space, 4,644 square feet for manufacturing space, and 4,633 square feet for commercial space. There will be a total of 73 residences, each averaging 932 square feet apiece, and a 30-foot long rear yard. An affordable housing segment was last reported, though an exact number has yet to be disclosed. Studio V Architecture is listed as the architect of record, Robert Slinin is listed as the owner behind the permit applications, and Alba Services Inc. is the demolition contractor for the address, which is located by the intersection of Carroll and Bond Streets, and sits directly west of the Gowanus Canal.

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Updated rendering of 760 Madison Avenue - COOKFOX Architects

760 Madison Avenue Nears Topping Out On Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Construction is reaching the final floors at 760 Madison Avenue, a 12-story mixed-use building in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by SL Green Realty in a collaborative partnership with Giorgio Armani Corp., the 189-foot-tall structure will yield 91,179 square feet with ten condominium units and a 19,387-square-foot Giorgio Armani flagship boutique. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 65th Street.

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Excavation Progresses for Rolex Headquarters at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Excavation is progressing for Rolex’s new 28-story headquarters at 665 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects with Adamson Associates as the architect of record and developed by the Rolex Realty Company, the 469-foot-tall structure will yield 199,000 square feet of office and retail space for the world-famous watchmaker. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street.

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