The High Line

Exterior Work Nears Completion on Morris Adjmi Architects’s 520 West 20th Street in Chelsea

The exterior of The Warehouse, aka 520 West 20th Street, is getting closer to completion in West Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Elijah Equities, the mixed-use office development is located close to the High Line between West 19th Street and West 20th Street. The project features the restored 50-foot-tall brick façade of a former industrial building topped by a new suspended and cantilevering steel structure that brings the total height to 105 feet.

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Work Continues on Cantilevering Residential Building at 500 West 25th Street, in Chelsea

Construction is moving along on the topped-out residential structure at 500 West 25th Street in Chelsea. Most of the windows are installed, but a considerable amount of exterior work still remains to be completed before the scaffolding and black construction netting is ready to come down. GF55 Partners is the architect of record and GDS Development is developing the ten-story building, which is located next to the High Line at the corner of West 25th Street and Tenth Avenue.

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Bulging Sculptural Windows at Heatherwick’s 515 West 18th Street Nearing Completion, in Chelsea

The first residential project in New York City by Thomas Heatherwick is making swift progress at 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea. The curtain wall of bulging, two-story windows on the shorter, ten-story building is nearly complete, while the façade of the taller, 22-story reinforced concrete structure is now starting on the second floor. The topped-out buildings straddle the High Line and will become an eye-catching addition to the neighborhood for residents and tourists alike. The project is located between Tenth Avenue and Eleventh Avenue, and is being developed by Related Companies.

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Stone Façade of Bjarke Ingels’ The XI Seen Climbing Above Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea

The stone façade has begun to climb up the twisting curtain walls The XI, a pair of towers designed by Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group in Chelsea. One of the most noticeable construction projects along the High Line, the 36- and 26-story reinforced concrete towers, which topped out in March, will soon be home to condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resorts Spas, the first location in the United States. Eighty-seven of the residential units will be designed by Gilles & Boissier, while 136 will be designed by Gabellini Sheppard. Prices will range from $2,575,000 to $14,500,000.

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