Demolition could begin soon at 777 Eighth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen, where a 27-story hotel has been proposed. From the prolific architect-developer duo of Gene Kaufman Architect and McSam Hotel Group, as well as additional owner TSGL 8th Avenue LLC, the building will rise from a 5,000-square-foot plot on the west side of the block between West 47th and 48th Streets, not far from Times Square.
Work is progressing at 215 West 42nd Street, where the historic Times Square Theater is in the process of a retail conversion and expansion. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by NYC Economic Development Corporation and Stillman Development International, the $100 million project calls for extensive interior renovations and a vertical extension that will double the structure’s height, bringing it to 138 feet tall and six stories above ground, as well as the addition of a cellar level. The property is located in the heart of Times Square between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and will yield 52,521 square feet with 34,313 square feet designated for commercial space.
Construction is nearing the halfway mark on 223 West 46th Street, a 34-story Marriott SpringHill hotel in Times Square. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by McSam Hotel Group, the project will yield 70,000 square feet and 200 guest rooms. The property is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, a short walk from the large stretch of pedestrian plazas and retail stores that line the crossroads of the world.
Renderings from Bruno Kearney Architects reveal a new TD Bank retail location within the historic Brill Building at 1619 Broadway in Midtown, Manhattan. Located on the corner of West 49th Street, the property was originally constructed around 1931 and was designated a landmark in 2010 for its ornate Art Deco façade. The prominence of the building requires approval of all proposed work by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).
Newmark has revealed a new collection of architectural renderings that illustrate the next phase of upgrades to The Paramount Building at 1501 Broadway in Times Square. In collaboration with Rosemark Management, Levin Management, and interior architects MKDA, the upgrades include Class A office suites ranging in size from 1,000 square feet up to 45,000 square feet, new corridors, and sweeping views of the New York City skyline.