Construction Update: 242 West 53rd Street

Concrete superstructure is close to topping out at Algin Management's 62-story, 426-unit mixed-use tower in Midtown's Theater District. Designed by CetraRuddy, the 674-foot tower features an organic massing tied to the distribution and size of units. Rental units will start on the fourth floor, with the lower floors split among 16,514 square feet of retail space and amenities for the residents. 

Cladding of the tower, which features a glass window wall with metal panel slab covers and thickened screen, has surpassed the one third mark.

Architect: CetraRuddy; Developer: Algin Management; Program: Residential, Retail; Location: Midtown, New York, NY; Completion: 2018.