Architecture

217 West 57th Street

Demolition Update: 217 West 57th Street

Signage is finally up at the site of Extell’s Nordstrom Tower, indicating the official address will be 217 West 57th Street. Demolition of the former 225 West 57th Street is almost complete, and remnant first-floor…

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432 Park Avenue

Construction Update: 432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue is now the tallest building on the block, having overtaken the neighboring 450 Park Avenue last week. The future 1,398-foot building has made major progress this month, and is increasingly apparent from…

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The Baccarat Tower

Construction Update: The Baccarat Tower

The Baccarat Tower was formally topped-out last week; now that superstructure work is just about complete, all that’s left are interiors and cladding. The building’s exterior is shaping up to be an excellent addition to…

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250 West 55th Street

Construction Update: 250 West 55th Street

Skidmore Owings Merrill (SOM) claimed its design of the nearly-complete tower at 250 West 55th Street borrows from its ‘forebearer’ Lever House because it has “a strong, clear form that derives directly from its program.”  The point…

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505 West 19th Street

Construction Update: 505 West 19th Street

Equipment is on-site and excavation is beginning at HFZ Capital’s 505 West 19th Street, which will soon surround The High Line with two new buildings, connected underneath by a one-story podium. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen,…

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