Curtain wall installation is progressing at 145 West 47th Street as the reinforced concrete superstructure rises in Times Square. Designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Tribeach Holdings, the 48-story building will span 141,500 square feet and house a 630-room RIU Hotel.
Permits have been filed for a five-story hotel building at 169 Empire Boulevard in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Bedford Avenue and Rogers Avenue, the lot is two blocks west of the Sterling Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Nehalkumar Gandhi under the Empire Prospect LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation has begun at 150 West 48th Street in Midtown, site of 974-room hotel designed by Gene Kaufman Architect. The 330-foot-tall, 34-story project is being developed by Sam Chang of McSam Hotel Group, who purchased the lot for $140 million from Rockefeller Group in early 2019 and secured a $250 million construction loan. Rooms will occupy a total of 300,216 square feet, for an average of 308 square feet apiece.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story hotel building at 290 East 150th Street in Melrose, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and Courtlandt Avenue, the through lot is two blocks west of the Third Avenue-149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Kaushik Patel under the Melrose Hotel LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The 189-foot-tall, 22-story reinforced concrete edifice of 291 Livingston Street appears to have recently topped out. YIMBY last covered the Downtown Brooklyn building several years ago and reported that this will become a 100-key hotel. A rendering on the construction fence depicts a very bold pattern of black and white stripes in an almost Dazzle camouflage-esque configuration on the party walls. Hello Living is the owner of the lot after purchasing the site for $11.1 million, and is developing the project with Aview Equities. Gene Kaufman Architect is the architect of record.