Chelsea

532 West 20th Street’s Concrete Façade Revealed From Behind Scaffolding in Chelsea

The concrete façade of 532 West 20th Street has recently been revealed as the black netting and scaffolding was disassembled from the 11-story residential project in Chelsea. Designed by design-build firm DDG, which purchased the plot for $24.25 million in 2014, the structure will yield 27,019 square feet of residential space divided into nine apartments, averaging 3,000 square feet apiece.

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ABI Chelsea Nears Completion at 455 West 19th Street in Chelsea

Construction is still finishing up on ABI Chelsea, a 10-story residential building at 455 West 19th Street in Chelsea. Not much has changed since our last visit in late January, with construction entirely complete with the exception of the ground floor. The project, which is located between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, is designed by Lebanon-based Raed Abillama Architects with Paik Architecture as the architect of record. Developer Al Amir Holdings is expecting a projected sellout of $77.5 million. Douglas Elliman is handling sales and marketing for the residences, which are slated to range from $15 to $25 million.

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Morris Adjmi-Designed 540 Sixth Avenue Tops Out in Chelsea

Construction has topped out at 540 Sixth Avenue, a 12-story condominium building in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the structure will yield 50 units across 80,000 square feet of residential space, with sales and marketing led by Douglas Elliman. The property, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue, will also feature ground-floor retail space.

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More Trees and Shrubbery Planted on Thomas Heatherwick’s ‘Little Island’ at Pier 55 in Chelsea

Landscaping work is continuing on Little Island, Thomas Heatherwick‘s 2.4-acre Hudson River park at Pier 55 in Chelsea. More trees and greenery have been delivered and planted across the undulating mass of reinforced concrete and steel. The project, which was conceived to resemble a leaf floating on water, is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), with landscape design by MNLA.

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The XI’s Exterior Continues to Take Shape in Chelsea

YIMBY recently took photographs of the ongoing installation at The XI of the warm-colored travertine façade. The project consists of a twisting pair of 36- and 26-story residential structures located at 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by HFZ Capital Group, the massive 908,250-square-foot complex stands along the Hudson River waterfront and sits on the western side of the High Line. The mixed-use property will yield 236 condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resort Spa, which will be the first location in the United States. Omnibuild is in charge of the construction and Douglas Elliman is handling sales and marketing.

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