Demolition is making steady progress at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, the site of Google’s newest 1.3-million-square-foot building. Workers continue to dismantle part of the steel superstructure of St. John’s Terminal, which directly overlooks the Hudson River. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the new facility will join two other nearby buildings at 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street to form a 1.7-million-square-foot “Googleplex.”
YIMBY went to check in on the progress of demolition and excavation for Disney’s new 1.2-million-square-foot headquarters at 137 Varick Street, aka Four Hudson Square, in Lower Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed in partnership with Silverstein Properties, the 22-story building is slated to stand 320 feet tall. Skanska is overseeing the demolition process for the Hudson Square property, which Disney purchased from Trinity Church Real Estate for $650 million.
Construction is continuing to climb at 102 Charlton Street, a 21-story, 210-foot-tall residential building in Hudson Square. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, the property will contain 61 apartments spread across 59,323 square feet of newly built space, averaging 972 square feet apiece. Developer Lalezarian Properties purchased the lot for $4,000,000 ten years ago, and demolished a five-story structure that was identical to the one that the new structure is now cantilevering over.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 289 Hudson Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Located on the corner of Spring Street and Hudson Street, the lot is two blocks west of the Spring Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Ponte Equities is listed as the owner behind the applications.
COOKFOX Architects has released a rendering for 561 Greenwich Street in Hudson Square. Trinity Church Wall Street filed permits for the 260,000-square-foot building, which will feature retail at the ground floor and office space above. Hines is serving as development manager for the 19-story project.