Façade installation is shaping up on 45-30 Pearson Street, a 21-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by ZD Jasper Realty and Ascent Development, the 229-foot-tall structure will yield 62,000 square feet with 82 residential units averaging 750 square feet, as well as ground-floor retail space and 34 parking spaces. Tom Wu under Davis Street Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, Modern Spaces is marketing the homes, and King Contracting Group is in charge of brickwork and the roofing for the property, which is located off Jackson Avenue between Pearson Street and Davis Street.
Front & York, a mixed-use residential property at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, is now home to a 12-foot sculpture designed by Morris Adjmi Architects. Weighing approximately 2,000 pounds, the sculpture sits on the corner of Front and Jay Streets and is aptly titled “Ampersand.”
Construction is complete on The West, a 12-story mixed-use building at 547 West 47th Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Concrete and StoneCycling and developed by CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate Development, the 201,000-square-foot structure yields 219 residential units ranging from studio to two-bedroom layouts as well as a 40,000-square-foot ground-floor Cadillac dealership. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales and marketing, and CM & Associates Construction Management served as the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the west, West 47th Street to the south, and West 48th Street to the north.
Construction is progressing on 601 Baltic Street, a topped-out ten-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Orlando Diaz of Form4 Design Studio and developed by Yiannes Einhorn of Einhorn Development Group, the 30,018-square-foot structure will yield 25 condominium units spread across 22,659 square feet as well as 1,654 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Built By Grid is the general contractor and King Contracting Group in charge of the brick and CMU work for the property, which is located at the corner of Baltic Street and Fourth Avenue.
Work is continuing to progress on the Mandarin Oriental Residences Fifth Avenue, a 29-story building at 685 Fifth Avenue in Midtown and the first east coast residential-only property from the prestigious hotel brand. Designed by Marin Architects and developed by SHVO in partnership with Deutsche Finance, the $135 million project involves the construction of a ten-floor addition above a former commercial structure and the conversion of 100,000 square feet of office space, creating a total of 69 fully furnished turnkey condominium residences managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and marketed by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. The Rinaldi Group of New York is the general contractor for the property, which is located between East 53rd and East 54th Streets. The Fifth Avenue retail frontage is marketed by Brookfield Properties.