Curtain wall installation is wrapping up on 141 Willoughby Street, a 24-story commercial building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger with SLCE as the executive architect and developed by Savanna Real Estate, the 400,000-square-foot structure will yield a mix of Class A offices and lower-level retail space, and is engineered to achieve LEED certification. Gilbane Building Company and Savcon are the general contractors, Thornton Tomasetti is the structural engineer, and AKF Group LLC is the MEP engineer of the property, which rises from a trapezoidal plot bound by Willoughby Street to the south, Gold Street to the west, and Flatbush Avenue Extension to the east.
Work is nearing completion on the expansion of the 11-story Tiffany & Co. flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster with interiors by Peter Marino Architects, the project involves the construction of a glass-clad three-story addition above the parapet of the 72-year-old commercial building and the renovation of its interiors and Art Moderne façade. CallisonRTKL is the architect of record, WSP is the structural and MEP engineer for the project, Mace is the owners rep, and Structure Tone is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.
Exterior work is wrapping up on 3ELEVEN, a 60-story residential skyscraper at 601 West 29th Street in Hudson Yards. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Douglaston Development, the 695-foot-tall structure is also known as Tower A in a two-building complex alongside 606 West 30th Street, and will yield 935 units, with 235 designated for affordable housing, as well as 15,000 square feet of retail space. Levine Builders is constructing the Midtown, Manhattan property, which is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the east, West 29th Street to the south, and West 30th Street to the north.
Excavation has begun for The Brook, a 51-story residential skyscraper at 589 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Witkoff and Apollo Global Management, the 600-foot-tall structure will yield 597,824 square feet and 591 units, with 30 percent reserved for affordable housing, as well as 30,000 square feet of retail space and a 12,000-square-foot cellar. Homes will feature interior design by Bonetti Kozerski and come in studio to two-bedroom layouts. Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by DeKalb Avenue to the north, Flatbush Avenue Extension diagonally to the east, Fulton Street to the south, and Bond Street to the west.
YIMBY took an exclusive tour of the top floors of Central Park Tower, a 131-story supertall at 217 West 57th Street in Midtown, Manhattan and holder of the titles of tallest residential building in the world and tallest structure in New York by roof height. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill and developed by Extell, the 1,550-foot Billionaires’ Row skyscraper yields 179 condominiums designed by Rottet Studio and marketed by Corcoran Sunshine, as well as a 320,000-square-foot, seven-story Nordstrom retail podium bound by West 57th and West 58th Streets and Broadway and Seventh Avenue.