Construction Nears Completion On One High Line at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Exterior work and façade installation is nearing completion at One High Line, a pair of twisting structures at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Witkoff Group and Access Industries, the 36- and 26-story structures will yield 900,000 square feet with 236 condominium units ranging from one- to five-bedroom layouts, a hotel component operated by Faena Hotel, ground-floor retail space, and a new landscaped public plaza. Suffolk Construction is the general contractor, Enzo Enea is the landscape architect, and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is alternately addressed as 76 Eleventh Avenue and stands adjacent to the High Line on a trapezoidal plot bound by West 18th Street to the north, West 17th Street to the south, Tenth Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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Tru by Hilton Hotel Nears Completion at 529 President Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Construction is nearing completion on Tru by Hilton, a five-story hotel at 529 President Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Raymond Chan Architects and developed by RJ Hospitality LLC, the 60-foot-tall structure will span 31,100 square feet and yield 101 guest rooms, a 9,100-square-foot cellar level, and 6,269 square feet of parking space for 21 vehicles. President St. LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior rectangular parcel between 3rd and 4th Avenues.

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Approved exterior conditions at the Waldorf Astoria - Courtesy of SOM

LPC Approves Alterations for The Waldorf Astoria Grand Ballroom in Midtown East, Manhattan

The Landmarks Preservation Commission has unanimously approved additional alterations to The Waldorf Astoria‘s grand ballroom, the latest phase of the historic hotel’s years-long residential conversion. Led by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) for Dajia US, the building’s current owner, the project will help restore the ballroom to its heralded Art Deco conditions that have since been designated a New York City landmark.

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450 Eleventh Avenue’s Angular Glass Façade Reaches Halfway Mark in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Façade installation has reached the halfway mark of 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 51-story hotel skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 642-foot-tall structure will house a 379-room Aloft hotel along with amenities including a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant with a bar and outdoor terrace. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.

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