Exterior work is moving along at Beckford Tower and Beckford House, a pair of residential buildings in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Workers are installing the final sections of Brynne Brownstone and Indiana Limestone on Beckford House, located at 301 East 81st Street, also addressed as 1562 Second Avenue, and Beckford Tower at 301 East 80th Street. The project is designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects and is being developed by Icon Realty Management. CM & Associates is in charge of construction management.
Construction on One Boerum Place in Downtown Brooklyn is getting close to topping out. The 21-story mixed-use condominium building is rising from a narrow triangular-shaped parcel bound by Boerum Place, Red Hook Lane, and Fulton Street. The project is designed by SLCE Architects and is being developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, which acquired a $165 million construction loan from Jutland Finance. The total cost is expected to be around $250 million.
Construction has reached the final floors of 368 Third Avenue in the Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay. The 388-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure has risen rapidly since mid-June, when excavation was still underway. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Minrav Development, the 35-story, 145,000-square-foot building will house 100 apartments for an average of 1,100 square feet apiece.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 401 Chester Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Livonia Avenue and Riverdale Avenue, the lot is one block from the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Dunn Development Corp., listed as the owner behind the applications, is also responsible for the Bergen Saratoga Apartments, an 80-unit affordable and supportive housing building in the same neighborhood.
Work is wrapping up on 220 Central Park South, number ten on YIMBY’s countdown of the tallest skyscrapers rising in the city. The 950-foot-tall, 67-story tower is designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and contains 593,000 square feet of residential space that overlooks Central Park and Columbus Circle. Vornado Realty Trust is the developer of the $1.4-billion-dollar project and expects a $3.4 billion sellout. SLCE Architects is the executive architect, while Thierry W. Despont is designing the building’s interiors.