The Landmarks Preservation Commission will soon consider renovation proposals for 954 Madison Avenue, a historic corner property on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Iconic fashion label Carolina Herrera commissioned the project, hoping to enlarge the existing Madison Avenue flagship location.
Last week, YIMBY featured a look at some of the highest and most expensive real estate in the Western Hemisphere, scattered across the uppermost reaches of the Manhattan skyline. Today, we have an interview with a developer whose condominiums often attain similar price-points, even though they’re normally located much closer to street level. YIMBY sat down with DDG’s CEO Joe McMillan to discuss the firm’s current slate of work, their in-house design and development process, and the finer details on major sites like 180 East 88th Street on the Upper East Side, and challenging ones, like 100 Franklin in Tribeca.
Developer Daniel Kimya will reveal a host of new design concepts and revised layouts for 110 West 123rd Street in a Landmarks presentation scheduled for later today. Located in the northern portion of Harlem’s Mount Morris Landmark District, the revisions aim to bridge the neighborhood’s historic, masonry facades with modern aesthetics and materials.
The blocks of Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side very rarely see new developments, but today, YIMBY has the scoop for new building applications filed at 1045 Madison Avenue, on the east side of the street between East 79th and East 80th Streets. There, the talented Peter Pennoyer will be designing a new 18-story condominium project for The Naftali Group.
Extell’s assemblage between East 79th and East 80th Streets in Yorkville, Manhattan, is inching closer to reality, with demolition permits now pulled for the bulk of the extant structures. The mixed-use, residential buildings set to meet the wrecking ball include addresses 1514 though 1528 First Avenue.