Construction is now six floors above street level on the 17-story, 50-unit mixed-use building under development at 232 Seventh Avenue, located between West 23rd and 24th streets in Chelsea. The latest photo is courtesy of photographer Tectonic. The most recent building permits indicate the project will measure 53,135 square feet with a roof rising 170 feet above street level. There will be 2,424 square feet of retail space across the ground and cellar levels, followed by residential units on the second through 16th floors. The units will be rental apartments and should average 798 square feet apiece. An anonymous Chelsea-based LLC is the developer and C3D Architecture is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2017.
Late last month, YIMBY reported that piling work was underway at the site of HFZ Capital Group’s two-towered, 35- and 25-story, mixed-use project at 76 11th Avenue in southern Chelsea. The developer had been considering whether to construct a hotel or office space within the project’s commercial component; now it has been revealed that a five-star, 137-key Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is planned. The hotel portion will be located in the 25-story eastern tower and will feature a spa. It will be the Bangkok-based hotel operator’s first location in the United States.
Another High Line-hugging condo building is coming to West Chelsea. Related Companies has filed plans for a 10-story residential project at 501 West 18th Street, on a lot that stretches across 10th Avenue between West 18th and 19th streets.
Piling work is now underway on the two-towered, 310-unit mixed-use complex under development at 76 Eleventh Avenue, located between West 17th and 18th streets in southern Chelsea. The site can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The project will consists of 25- and 35-story towers, rising 302 and 402 feet above street level, respectively. A common four-story base will feature 181,893 square feet of commercial space. It will include retail and office space, in addition to the residential amenities. The residential units, located in the towers, will be condominiums, averaging 2,258 square feet apiece. HFZ Capital Group is the developer. Bjarke Ingels Group is the design architect and Woods Bagot is the executive architect. Completion is expected in 2019.
A major piece of abolitionist history in New York City looks like it is on its way to being restored. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission took up the case of 339 West 29th Street, also known as the Hopper-Gibbons House, in Chelsea.