Upper West Side

Permits Filed for 2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for an 18-story senior living facility at 2330 Broadway on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Located between West 84th Street and West 85th Street, the interior lot is one block south of the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. As previously reported by YIMBY, the site is under development by Welltower, Inc. and is the second senior living property in New York City for the global health provider. Real estate investment firm Hines is also a co-developer.

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Revised Richard Gilder Center

Construction for Museum of Natural History’s New Educational Center Gets Green Light

Last week, the state appeals court dismissed an appeal, effectively greenlighting the American Museum of Natural History’s plans for a new educational center on the Upper West Side. According to West Side Rag, the removal of trees outside of the Museum has already begun in preparation for the 230,000-square-foot Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. The Gilder Center will include new exhibition and learning spaces with state-of-the-art technology and access to the Museum’s world-class collections. The five-story addition to the Museum is designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects with Ralph Appelbaum Associates designing the exhibition experiences, and the Reed Hilderbrand firm responsible for the landscape architecture.

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Work Wraps on Robert A.M. Stern’s 250 West 81st Street, on the Upper West Side

Scaffolding for 250 West 81st Street on the Upper West Side has been completely dismantled. The exterior limestone and brick curtain wall at the corner of West 81st Street and Broadway fully stands out in the sunlight. The 209-foot-tall residential tower is designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and developed by Alchemy Properties while Stribling Marketing Associates manages sales. The 18-story structure yields 31 condominiums, averaging 2,700 square feet apiece. There are two- to five-bedroom units with prices ranging from $3.8 million to $15.7 million. The site is located two blocks from the 1 train at the 79th Street subway station.

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The Upper West Side’s New Tallest Tower Begins Gaining Prominence, at 200 Amsterdam Avenue

Construction at 200 Amsterdam Avenue is quickly rising above the surrounding rooftops. When topped out, the 668-foot-tall residential development will hold the title of tallest skyscraper on the Upper West Side until Extell‘s 775-foot tall tower at 50 West 66th Street tops out. The building is designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, which was responsible for The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson YardsSJP Properties is the developer while CetraRuddy is the lead interior designer. The 283,000-square-foot project, which sits at the southwestern corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 70th Street, will yield 112 residential units.

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