External work is complete at 215 Pearl Street, a 38-story hotel in the Financial District. Gene Kaufman Architect, which took over from Nobutaka Ashihara Architects, is the architect of record and designing interiors as well. Lam Group is developing with The Rinaldi Group as the construction manager, the 165,655-square-foot structure will house a Courtyard by Marriott and a Residence Inn by Marriott with a total of 320 guest rooms.
After a brief pause in construction, work has resumed on the Marriott Residence Inn at 215 Pearl Street in the Financial District. The 38-story building comprises approximately 165,655 feet and was initially designed by Nobutaka Ashihara Architects, with whom Gene Kaufman worked to transition the project.
The single-purpose commercial district is a staple of the city’s urban patchwork, whether it is the Diamond District at 47th Street and Fifth Avenue in Midtown, the Lighting District along the Bowery, or the former Radio Row in Lower Manhattan. Among these spaces, the Flower District in Midtown South is among the most unique. The concrete jungle meets the green jungle on sidewalks lined with rows of flowers and shrubbery. Yet while the District has been around for over a century, ongoing transformations are shaking its identity to the core.
The Moinian Group owns a 29-story residential and office building at 100 John Street in the heart of the Financial District, and now they want to add a 24-story addition to the five-story commercial building next door at 102 John Street, making the buildings the same height.
Back in November, YIMBY posted an update on 310 West 40th Street, which featured an on-site “rendering.” As is becoming increasingly typical with these images (and as YIMBY detailed in a post last month), developers…