Architecture

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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520 West 28th Street

Demolition Update: 520 West 28th Street

Related’s latest High Line development is the Zaha Hadid-designed 520 West 28th Street, which was unveiled earlier this summer. The building promises to bring futuristic aesthetics to a section of The High Line that’s dominated…

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The Avalon West Chelsea

Construction Update: The Avalon West Chelsea

Superstructure work is now complete at the Avalon West Chelsea, and the development’s thirty-one story tower component is now structurally complete. The massive 710-unit complex dominates the vicinity; though the tower is only thirty-odd floors,…

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508 West 24th Street

Construction Update: 508 West 24th Street

Cary Tamarkin’s boutique condominum building at 508 West 24th Street presents a perfect opportunity for taking construction photos, as the development is just moving above The High Line. The first of the project’s exposed concrete…

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