Construction Update: The JACX

South facade from Jackson Avenue.

Construction is underway at Tishman Speyer's two tower office development, The JACX, at 28-01 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Moed de Armas & Shannon Architects, the 26-story towers will offer 1.2 million square feet of office and retail space. Superstructure has reached the one third mark and installation has commenced on the curtain wall panels of glass and horizontal terracotta bands.

Close-up of the south facade curtain wall panels.

Southwest corner from Jackson Avenue.

Close-up of the terracotta and glass curtain wall panels.

West facade from 42nd Road.

Northwest corner from 42nd Road.

Looking south on 42nd Road towards the west facade.

Architect: Moed de Armas and Shannon Architects; Landscape Architect: HM White; Developer: Tishman Speyer; Program: Office, Retail; Location: Long Island City, Queens, NY; Completion: 2019.