Excavation and piling work is starting up for 322-326 Seventh Avenue, aka “28 & 7“, a 12-story class A office building designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill. An excavator is positioned on the northern corner of the Chelsea property along with a pile of stacked hollow metal pilings. Klövern and GDS Development are the developers of the project, while Triton Construction is building the structure.
Installation of the reflective glass curtain wall on the northern elevation of 106 West 56th Street is approaching the final setback of the 27-story structure. The Perkins Eastman-designed boutique office building stands topped out at 403 feet tall and is being developed by private equity firm Savanna Fund, along with Hong Kong-based developer Atom Assets.
COOKFOX Architects has released a rendering for 561 Greenwich Street in Hudson Square. Trinity Church Wall Street filed permits for the 260,000-square-foot building, which will feature retail at the ground floor and office space above. Hines is serving as development manager for the 19-story project.
Fisher Brothers this week announced an agreement with the Blue Bottle Coffee café chain to lease ground-floor space in 1345 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown. Under the 15-year lease, Blue Bottle will encompass 953 square feet of retail space at the base of the tower beginning in Q4 2019.
Today, YIMBY has the first look at The Walt Disney Company’s future headquarters in Hudson Square. The development will be located at 137 Varick Street and will consist of a pair of 19-story buildings. Demolition is currently underway at the site, and several more structures will also need to be cleared to make way for the mass media company. YIMBY last reported on the property back in late September, noting the project will be formally addressed as Four Hudson Square. Skidmore Owings & Merrill is the designer of the project and Skanska is in charge of the on-site demolition activity.