Financial District


Ten Questions With 25 Park Row and L+M Development’s Tell Metzger, on Neo Art Deco, Neighborhood Retail, and More

Exterior work is now fully complete at 25 Park Row, a 702-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in the Financial District, and what had been an active project on YIMBY’s annual December countdown list the past few years. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by J&R Music World’s Friedman family and L+M Development Partners, the 50-story reinforced concrete structure contains a total of 110 residences. YIMBY recently spoke with L+M’s Tell Metzger about the rise of the new tower, the evolution of the surrounding neighborhood, and the changing styles of contemporary residential high-rise design.

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45 Broad Street Supertall Remains On Hold in Financial District

Next up in our Turkey Week tour of stalled projects is 45 Broad Street, a 1,115-foot-tall residential skyscraper planned to become the tallest such structure in the Financial District. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Madison Equities and Gemdale Properties, the slender tower is most notable for its Art Deco-style appointments and sloped ornamental crown. Pizzarotti was formerly involved in the development of the project. It was announced earlier this year that 45 Broad Street will also have a slight height reduction of 80 feet to meet Federal Aviation Administration guidelines, according to the city’s Department of Buildings.

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125 Greenwich Street Remains Stalled in Financial District

YIMBY’s Turkey Week update of stalled projects turns next to 125 Greenwich Street, a 912-foot-tall residential skyscraper that has been sitting quiet in the Financial District for most of 2020. Designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by Bizzi & Partners and Vector Group, the 88-story structure will yield 273 residential units with interior design by March & White and sales and marketing handled by Douglas Elliman. Plaza Construction is the general contractor for the project.

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Seaport Residences Indefinitely Halts Construction in Financial District

YIMBY’s Turkey Week tour of stalled projects continues with Seaport Residences, a 60-story residential skyscraper formerly known as One Seaport at 161 Maiden Lane in the Financial District. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group LLC with Ray Builders serving as the contractor, work has been on hold for the 670-foot-tall tower, which as planned would bring 200,000 square feet of residential space to the South Street Seaport DistrictGroves & Co is the interior designer for the 80 units, which are being managed by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing.

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