Façade work is progressing at 101 West 14th Street, a 13-story residential building in Chelsea. Alternately addressed as 531 Sixth Avenue, the 145-foot-tall structure is being developed by Gemini Rosemont and features the signature cubic style of its designer ODA. Whitehall Interiors is in charge of designing the 45 units.
The Doe Fund and Bolivar Development have officially kicked off construction at Tiffany Court Plaza in the Foxhurst section of The Bronx. Located at 980 Westchester Avenue, the mixed-use building will eventually top out at seven stories and will comprise approximately 155,000 square feet.
A consortium of developers including Kaufman Astoria Studios, Silverstein Properties, and BedRock Real Estate Partners has revealed extensive plans to redevelop and construct a five-block mixed-use complex in Astoria, Queens. Designed by ODA’s New York design studio, the development is known as Innovation QNS and is expected to yield up to 2,700 apartments and more than 400,000 square feet of commercial area.
Demolition is finished and excavation work is now in full swing for Disney’s new 1.2-million-square-foot headquarters at 137 Varick Street, aka Four Hudson Square. Since YIMBY’s last update in late February, the final remaining building at 304 Hudson Street has been cleared from the property, which Disney purchased from Trinity Church Real Estate for $650 million. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed in partnership with Silverstein Properties, the upcoming 22-story building will eventually top out at 320 feet tall. Skanska oversaw the demolition process for the Hudson Square complex, which involved the razing of four structures.
Construction has topped out on Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, a 762-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. Designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization, the 67-story tower now stands as the second-tallest building in Queens.