Construction Update: The XI

West facades from the Hudson River.

Facade installation is ongoing at the west tower of HFZ Capital Group's The XI, a mixed use development at 76 11th Avenue. Designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the development consists of two twisting towers atop an 85 foot podium adjacent to the High Line. The 36-story west tower rises 400 feet and will consist of residential units and supporting amenities. A 26-story east tower will offer a mixture of residential units on the upper floors and a Six Senses hotel on the lower floors.

West tower from the Hudson River.

West tower from the Hudson River.

East facade of the east tower.

The east tower (left) and Heatherwick’s 515 W 18 (right).

West facade of the west tower (left) and the east tower (right).

Facade detail at the southwest corner of the west tower.

Facade detail at the northwest corner of the west tower.

Starchitect line up with projects by Foster + Partners (far left), Jean Nouvel (left), Frank Gehry (right), and BIG (far right).

Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group (Design Architect), Woods Bagot (Architect of Record); Developer: HFZ Capital Group; Program: Residential; Location: Chelsea, New York, NY; Completion: 2020.