Much progress is being made at 626 First Avenue, a two tower residential development from JDS Development Group. Located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, the SHoP Architects' designed towers will rise 41 and 49 stories and slope towards each other, with a connecting sky bridge. Currently, structure has reached the 20th floor on the north tower, while the south tower lags behind at the sixth floor. Exterior wall installation has also begun on the north tower, with the copper and glass panels reaching the sixth floor. Constructed is slated to finish by early 2017.
Architects: SHoP Architects; Developer: JDS Development Group; Program: Residential, Retail; Location: Murray Hill, New York, NY; Completion: 2017.