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Check out TRD’s interactive map of developments along the High Line

Follow along as TRD publisher Amir Korangy bikes the streets of Chelsea
By Ashley N McHugh | October 18, 2018 12:30PM

UPDATED, Oct. 19, 4:06 p.m.: The Real Deal publisher Amir Korangy is cycling the streets of Chelsea with some of our digital subscribers to tour the hottest new developments popping up on the High Line. Check out our 19-block bike ride below, including a map of projects with details about the developers, architects and more.

GUIDED TOUR

A rendering of the Solar Carve at 40 10th Avenue

Block 646: 40 10th Avenue (b/w West 13th and West 14th) aka the Solar Carve, which is being developed by William Gottlieb Real Estate and Aurora Capital Associates, inked the priciest lease of 2017 with Hyundai/Genesis taking the ground floor, roughly 40,000 square feet, for $11 million.

DEVELOPER: William Gottlieb Real Estate, Aurora Capital Associates
ARCHITECT: Studio Gang
TYPE OF BUILDING: Office

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A rendering of 61 Ninth Avenue

Block 712: 61 Ninth Avenue, which is being developed by Aurora Capital Associates, the Carlyle Group and Vornado Realty Trust and designed by Rafael Viñoly, the architect behind 432 Park, will feature a massive Starbucks outpost, the largest in the world scoring 20,000 square feet upon completion.

DEVELOPER: Aurora Capital Associates, the Carlyle Group and Vornado Realty Trust
ARCHITECT: Rafael Vinoly Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Office

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A rendering of the Eleventh/XI, or 76 11th Avenue

Block 689: HFZ Capital Group acquired the Eleventh/XI, also known as 76 11th Avenue, for $870 million in 2015, one of the priciest land deals in the city’s history at $1,100 per square foot. In March, HFZ released the renderings of its megaproject, which shows two asymmetrical bronze-and-travertine towers connected by a skybridge.

DEVELOPER: HFZ Capital Group
ARCHITECT: Woods Bagot
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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Renderings of the Metal Shutter Houses

Block 690: The Metal Shutter Houses, also known as 524 West 19th Street, were designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese starchitect, Shigeru Ban. The Prtizker Prize is an annual award to honor architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment.

DEVELOPER: HEEA Associates
ARCHITECT: Shigeru Ban Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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Block 691: A woman’s prison shuttered along the High Line in 2013. 550 West 20th Street, formerly the Bayview Correctional Facility, a medium-security women’s prison located in the middle of a metropolis. Developers bid on who would get to spearhead the remodel, and in 2016, Deborah Berke Partners was given the responsibility.

DEVELOPER: NoVo Foundation, Goren Group
ARCHITECT: Deborah Berke Partners
TYPE OF BUILDING: Commercial

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540 West 21st Street (Credit: New York Yimby)

Block 692: This summer, Uri Chaitchik of Casco Development secured a $50 million loan from Bank Hapoalim for its 172,000 square foot condo project at 540 West 21st Street.

DEVELOPER: Casco Development
ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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548 West 22nd Street

Block 693: 548 West 22nd Street is home to the Swish modern art gallery, Hauser and Wirth. They’re currently showing Mark Wallinger’s Study for Self Reflection and Fausto Melotti’s The Deserted City.

DEVELOPER: Property Markets Group
ARCHITECT: Selldorf Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Rental

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515 West 23rd Street

Block 695: Remember Anna Delvey, NYC’s con-artist “It Girl?” She tried to score a pad at HL 23, aka 515 West 23rd Street. Instead of landing a 2-bedroom, full-floor apartment there, she scored herself a pretty permanent stay on Rikers Island.

DEVELOPER: Antares Developers
ARCHITECT: S.M. Berger Architecture
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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The Getty

Block 696: 239 10th Avenue, more commonly known as the Getty, designed by Peter Marino and developed by Victor Group and Michael Shvo, was formerly a gas station. In April, a California billionaire paid $59 million for a three-floor apartment on top of the building – breaking the record for downtown’s priciest buy.

DEVELOPER: Victor Group, Michael Shvo
ARCHITECT: Peter Marino Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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220 Eleventh Avenue

Block 697: 220 Eleventh Avenue was one of Zaha Hadid’s final projects. Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura has been selected to replace her as the leading architect, since she left very little plans behind.

DEVELOPER: Moinian Group
ARCHITECT: SLCE Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Rental

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537 West 27th Street

Block 698: Highline537, also known as 537 West 27th Street, was once called Chelsea Muse, sitting just steps away from the Highline and Zaha Hadid’s condo building. IT spans 47,000 square feet and contains 28 apartments.

DEVELOPER: Ekstein Development
ARCHITECT: GF55 PARTNERS
TYPE OF BUILDING: Rental

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The Jardim

Block 699: The Jardim, also known as 527 West 27th Street, is Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld’s NYC debut.

DEVELOPER: Centaur Properties, Greyscale Development Group
ARCHITECT: Isay Weinfeld
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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Soori High Line

Block 700: 522 West 29th Street, the 31-unit condo building also known as Soori High Line, which is designed by Soo K. Chan and developed by Siras Oriel Development, features 16 private, in-unit swimming pools for its residents.

DEVELOPER: SCDA
ARCHITECT: Siras Oriel Development
TYPE OF BUILDING: Condo

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Abington House

Block 701: 500 West 30th Street, developed by Related Companies, is the former home to celebrity fitness guru, Kacy Duke Fitness, who has trained celebrities like Lenny Kravitz, Maxwell, Denzel Washington, Rita Ora and more.

DEVELOPER: Related Companies
ARCHITECT: Ismael Leyva Architects
TYPE OF BUILDING: Rental

Block 702: All Related Companies

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the unit count, architect and developer of 522 West 29th Street.