Washington Heights will soon be home to a grand-scale realization of a Lego-block-styled tower offering class-A office space, retail, and hotel components. “Radio Tower & Hotel,” located at 2420 Amsterdam Ave, has officially broken ground, and represents the first significant mixed-use development in Washington Heights in almost 50 years.
The tallest residential building actually in SoHo is approaching completion. The two-towered structure at 565 Broome Street will add 115 condominiums to the neighborhood, making it a substantial addition for the market. The North Penthouse recently sold for a whopping $40.5 million, while the $30 million Southern Penthouse is still on the market. For this article, YIMBY toured that penthouse to see the near-360 degree views. Bizzi & Partners Development, Aronov Development, and Halpern Real Estate Ventures are the developers.
Permits for 335 West 35th Street were filed as far back as 2013, and just now we’re finally getting a first look at what’s to come from the conversion. The Chen family, most prominent for the T.F. Chen Cultural Center, is planning to develop a twelve-story mixed-use project by refurbishing an existing Midtown office building. The site is just a few blocks away from Madison Square Garden and its myriad of transit and dining options. This will be developed under the company name New Tent LLC.
Among New York’s current major developers, Extell has perhaps the most notable portfolio when it comes to sheer height. Though Central Park Tower may become the tallest building in Manhattan by roof and Brooklyn Point will do the same for that borough, the firm’s penchant for prominence is best visualized through One Manhattan Square, aka OMS, which sticks out of its underbuilt neighborhood fabric like the Lower East Side’s own version of the Eiffel Tower. The skyscraper topped-out in September of 2017, but installation of the façade only wrapped this month. Last week, YIMBY took a tour of the building’s penthouse residences and sales gallery, and today we have a look at its almost-finished exterior, as well as an update on the ever-changing views from the top.
Construction has wrapped up at 606 West 57th Street, aka The Max, and the massive mixed-use rental complex is already making quite a dent in the Midtown Manhattan rental market. While leasing started just seven months about, over 80% of the 1,028 units are already occupied. TF Cornerstone is responsible for the development.