Construction is complete on the expansion and restoration of the former Tammany Hall headquarters at 44 Union Square. The multi-story addition and interior renovations were designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Reading International (RDI) with Edifice Real Estate Partners as the owner’s representative. The project features a prominent geometric space-frame dome atop the 90-year-old structure. CNY Group was in charge of construction for the Union Square site, which sits at the corner of East 17th Street and Park Avenue South. Reading International purchased the historic edifice 18 years ago and received a $57.5 million loan secured by Bank OZK and Fisher Brothers from Lionheart Strategic Management, LLC, an affiliate of Fisher Brothers.
A week after YIMBY first revealed renderings of 343 Madison Avenue, we’re back with a full rendering that further outlines the design and massing. The 925,630-square-foot Midtown East supertall is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and is being developed by Boston Properties.
Exterior work is nearing completion on the six-story addition atop 60 Charlton Street, an office building in Hudson Square. Alternately addressed as 163 Varick Street, the project is designed by HOK and co-developed by APF Properties, Kenneth Aschendorf, and Berndt Perl, with Stuart Milstein of Drake Street Properties, and brings the structure’s total height to 12 stories and 191 feet tall.
Curtain wall installation is progressing quickly on Zero Irving, a 21-story mixed-use building at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and developed by RAL Development, the structure will yield 240,000 square feet of affordable and market-rate office space for technology firms and amenities for occupants. Financial partners Junius Real Estate Partners and Suffolk Construction are also helping to develop the property.
Façade installation is making progress at 799 Broadway, a 12-story office building in Greenwich Village. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by Columbia Property Trust, the 182-foot-tall project will yield 180,000 square feet of commercial space marketed by JLL. The corner lot is located at the intersection of Broadway and East 11th Street, and was purchased by Normandy Real Estate Partners and Ares Management in 2016 for $101 million. Early work required the demolition of several low-rise structures before excavation and construction of the new edifice could begin.