The construction crane has been assembled at the site of the future Hard Rock Hotel at 159 West 48th Street, signaling that work is set to commence on the Times Square development. Located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, the 225,000-square-foot, 445-room hotel is being designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Extell in partnership with Hard Rock International. The plot measures 13,000 square feet and has yet to see the superstructure rise above street level.
The upcoming 29-story Margaritaville Resort at 560 Seventh Avenue is rising above Times Square and has already reached its main setback. YIMBY last checked in on the project back in early May, when it had just begun to ascend above street level. Sharif El-Gamal of Soho Properties is developing the site along with MHP Real Estate Services, and Stonehill & Taylor Architects is the designer. There will be a three-story restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool with plentiful seating and beach-themed motifs, and a rooftop bar called the LandShark Bar & Grill. The projected price for the resort hotel is expected to be around $300 million.
Construction is slow going at Hotel Indigo, which broke ground in 2017 and is still on the rise in Manhattan’s Financial District. However, new renderings from The Rinaldi Group reveal a hyper-modern, vibrant facade, a series of stacked outdoor areas for guests, and a yellow-bottomed venue space near the apex of the building.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story hotel at 21 Park Place in Tribeca, Manhattan. Located between Broadway and Church Street, the lot is steps away from the Park Place subway station, serviced by the 2 and 3 trains. Also nearby are the A and C trains at Chambers Street station and the R and W trains at City Hall. Tom Grainger is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is progressing at 145 West 47th Street in Times Square, where a 343-room hotel is in the works. The 27-story, 141,500-square-foot structure is being designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Tribeach Holdings.