Scaffolding is beginning to come down, revealing the exterior of the Korean Cultural Center of NYC, a seven-story building at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. Designed by SAMOO Architecture PC for Level Group, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY, purchased the property for $15.8 million in March 2008, including the use of nearly 4,500 square feet of air rights. Construction broke ground in June 2018 on the 120-foot-tall project, which is planned to yield a total of 36,500 square feet and is aiming for LEED Certification.
The Korean Cultural Center of NYC has finally begun to rise at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. The Midtown site, which is located between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue South, had sat dormant since excavation was completed following the official groundbreaking ceremony in June 2018. The project is designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group. The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY, purchased the property for $15.8 million in March 2008, including the use of nearly 4,500 square feet of air rights.
Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 540 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Located between East 36th Street and Third Avenue, the corner lot is also addressed as 162 East 36th Street. The development is a short walk to the 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Robert Gilardian of Gilar Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation activity has begun at 509 Third Avenue in Murray Hill for what will become a 35-story mixed-use residential development. Situated at the corner of East 34th Street, the site has been cleared following the demolition of multiple five-story buildings that once occupied the property. Ismael Leyva Architects is the architect of record and Kevin Lalezarian under the Third and Thirty Four LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications for the 386-foot-tall structure, which will yield 229 units.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 112 East 40th Street in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Located between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue, the lot is two blocks south of the 42nd Street-Grand Central subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, 6, 7, and S trains. Adam Gordon under the CMSJ Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.