The stone façade has begun to climb up the twisting curtain walls The XI, a pair of towers designed by Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group in Chelsea. One of the most noticeable construction projects along the High Line, the 36- and 26-story reinforced concrete towers, which topped out in March, will soon be home to condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resorts Spas, the first location in the United States. Eighty-seven of the residential units will be designed by Gilles & Boissier, while 136 will be designed by Gabellini Sheppard. Prices will range from $2,575,000 to $14,500,000.
Installation of the reflective glass curtain wall of One Seaport, aka 161 Maiden Lane, is finally progressing in the Financial District. The slender, reinforced concrete superstructure stands 60 stories high and is located to the immediate south of the South Street Seaport District. The 200,000-square-foot project is being designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group LLC, with Ray Builders as the current contractor. Groves & Co is serving as the interior designer and Douglas Elliman is handling sales of the units.
Exterior work at 30 East 31st Street is making steady progress in NoMad. Located between Park Avenue South and Madison Avenue, the 479-foot-tall residential tower is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate. The distinctive pattern of crossed beams at the top of the building will soon be enclosed with floor-to-ceiling glass. Douglas Elliman Development is marketing the 88,000-square-foot project, with prices ranging from $1.65 to $12 million. The 40-story structure will contain a total of 42 units spread across 70,070 square feet of space, for an average of 1,700 square feet apiece.
YIMBY recently visited the newly-completed 43-story residential building dubbed Summit, at 222 East 44th Street, in the Midtown neighborhood of Turtle Bay. The tower was designed by Handel Architects and developed by BLDG Management. Leasing and marketing for the 429 residences, which range from studios to three-bedroom units, is being led by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. Escobar Design by Lemay is behind the interiors.
Sales have officially launched for 12 homes at 362 Van Brunt Street, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Dubbed
The Van Brunt, the four-story, 60-foot-tall building consists of two-bedroom units that each have two bathrooms and private balconies with prices ranging from $895,000 to $1,100,000. Arcons Design Studio is the architect of record for the nearly 20,000-square-foot project. YIMBY last reported an inclusion of just over 1,000 square feet of commercial space and about 1,355 square feet of ground-floor community facilities. The Patty LaRocco Team at Douglas Elliman is handling sales.