The Real Deal New York

Flat, not crowded, and very hot on 59th Street

Soo Chan’s latest synthesizes design ideas on the edge of Midtown
By James Gardner | July 24, 2015 04:55PM

From the July issue: The little stretch of Manhattan along 59th Street from Park to Lexington is covered in scaffolding from three distinct projects. Two of these involve the recladding or restoring existing buildings. But one has to do with the actual construction of a building, a new high-rise that will soon occupy 118 East 59th Street.

The undistinguished four-story building that stood on that site, home to a former tuxedo shop, is demolished and construction is set to begin. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing will begin selling the units in September. [more]