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Work Progressing at 241 West 28th Street in Manhattan

Work Progressing at 241 West 28th Street in Manhattan

By Elevator World | June 24, 2021

Below-grade work is progressing at 241 West 28th Street in NYC, New York YIMBY reported in June. The 22-story, 479-unit residential project in Chelsea, Manhattan, is designed by COOKFOX for MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas. The two-tower development will have 30% of residential units reserved for low- and middle-income households. Urban Atelier Group is the general…

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1,100-ft Supertall Proposed for West 57th Street in NYC

By Elevator World | June 21, 2021

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) indicates that planning is underway for a mixed-use, 1,100-ft-tall tower at 41-47 West 57th Street, New York YIMBY reported. The development applicant, BOB 57, LLC, is proposing a 63-story supertall with just under 443,100 ft2 of newly built space, about 237,100 ft2 of which would be devoted to 119 residential units. Another 205,100…

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Mongrain ADA-Compliant Elevators Installed at LIRR Station

By Elevator World | June 21, 2021

A trio of Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant elevators manufactured by Mongrain Vertical Transport and installed by Mid-American Elevator Co. were unveiled on June 16 by the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Floral Park Station on Long Island. Part of the LIRR Expansion Project and overall MTA accessibility efforts, the…

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Demolition Preparations At 266 West 96th Street Have Begun

Demolition Preparations At 266 West 96th Street Have Begun

By Elevator World | June 11, 2021

Preparations for demolition on 266 West 96th Street in New York City are underway, New York YIMBY reported in June. Three low-rise structures are slated for demolition and in their place will be a 23-story residential building yielding 171 apartments. Of these, 91 will be regular-sized homes and 80 of them will be micro-units ranging from 290 to…

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Cuomo Announces East Side Access Construction Milestone

Cuomo Announces East Side Access Construction Milestone

By Elevator World | June 2, 2021

On May 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced completion of civil construction on the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) East Side Access megaproject. Outfitted with 17 high-rise Schindler escalators, including the longest in the MTA system at 182 ft, the project connects the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to a new, 350,000-ft2 passenger terminal under Grand Central Terminal in…

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Excavation Underway to Make Way for Brooklyn Supertall

Excavation Underway to Make Way for Brooklyn Supertall

By Elevator World | June 1, 2021

Excavation is underway to make way for a 941-ft-tall, 79-story mixed-use supertall designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill at 625 Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn, NYC, New York YIMBY reports. Developed by Rabsky Group, the 1.8 million-ft2 property will yield 902 residential units (25% affordable), 739,000 ft2 of office space, 60,547 ft2 of retail, an elementary school, a 350-spot underground parking…

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TEI Group VT System for Nearly Complete NYC Condo Tower

TEI Group VT System for Nearly Complete NYC Condo Tower

By Elevator World | May 27, 2021

TEI Group shared details with ELEVATOR WORLD about the vertical-transportation (VT) system serving the nearly complete The Cortland, a 26-story condominium building at 555 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects with SLCE as the architect of record and developed by Related Cos., the 141-unit property has six traction…

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Construction Worker Dies in Elevator Shaft Fall in NYC

Construction Worker Dies in Elevator Shaft Fall in NYC

By Elevator World | May 25, 2021

A 32-year-old worker was pronounced dead at a local hospital after falling four stories down an elevator shaft at a construction site in Long Island City, Queens, NYC, on May 22, New York Daily News is among outlets to report. Authorities say the man fell from the sixth to the second floor at approximately 9:30 a.m. at…

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Macy’s Advances Plan for Tower Above Herald Square Store

Macy’s Advances Plan for Tower Above Herald Square Store

By Elevator World | May 13, 2021

On May 10, Macy’s advanced its plan to build a giant office tower atop its NYC Herald Square flagship store by announcing it would spend US$235 million to upgrade transit infrastructure at the site and create other public amenities, according to the New York Post. The tower plan was originally announced in February 2020 but put…

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Elevator Filled with Officers Collapses in Brooklyn

By Elevator World | May 12, 2021

An elevator in the Industry City building in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NYC, collapsed at approximately 10 a.m. on May 10 with about 24 members of federal and local law enforcement agencies inside, the New York Post is among outlets to report. One detective suffered a back injury and was transported to NYU Lagrone Hospital. According to the…

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