Re-cladding work is wrapping up on 660 Fifth Avenue, a 39-story commercial tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Brookfield Properties, the project involves extensive interior renovations of the 64-year-old building’s 1.25 million square feet of office space and the complete replacement of its mid-century curtain wall with a more transparent modern envelope. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Fifth Avenue between West 52nd and 53rd Streets and was formerly addressed as 666 Fifth Avenue. The developer is aiming for LEED Gold certification.
Work is nearing completion on the new public plaza adjacent to 550 Madison Avenue, a landmarked 37-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. Developed by The Olayan Group and RXR Realty, the 684-foot-tall postmodern building is undergoing a 21,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor renovation, which includes a triple-height steel-framed glass canopy designed by Snøhetta and a revamped lobby designed by Gensler. AECOM Tishman is serving as the general contractor for the project, which is located between East 55th and 56th Streets and is aiming for LEED Platinum and WELL Gold certifications.
Construction is now complete on One Clinton Park, a 28-story mixed-use tower at 55 Clinton Place in downtown New Rochelle. Designed by PS&S and MdeAS Architects and developed by RXR Realty, the structure yields 352 rental units in one- to three-bedroom floor plans as well as ground-floor retail space. All of the units come with smart home technology, washer and dryer, and access to a full suite of amenities.
YIMBY has an exclusive set of new renderings for a 47-story residential skyscraper at 550 Tenth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Goldman Sachs Asset Management JV, the 430,000-square-foot tower will yield 453 units with 316 at market rate and 137 for moderate and middle incomes, as well as 9,000 square feet of retail space, over 20,000 square feet of amenities, and 26,764 square feet of administrative office space for Covenant House. Demolition is complete and foundations are underway at the site, which is located along Tenth Avenue between West 40th and 41st Streets.
BRP Companies has secured a $378 million financial package to complete 90Ninety, a new mixed-use community in Jamaica, Queens. Located at 166-20 90th Avenue, the property sits across the street from the Jamaica Bus Terminal and will eventually deliver 614 mixed-income rental units, 25,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and a 5,000-square-foot community space.