• The Real Deal publisher Amir Korangy is cycling the streets of Chelsea to tour some of the hottest new developments popping up around the High Line with our digital subscribers. 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 and Aurora Capital Associates
    ARCHITECT: Studio Gang
    TYPE OF BUILDING: OFFICE

    A rendering of 61 Ninth Avenue

    Block 712: 61 Ninth Avenue, which is being developed by Aurora Capital Associates, The Cayre 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 and The Cayre Group and Vornado Realty Trust
    ARCHITECT: Rafael Vinoly Architect
    TYPE OF BUILDING: OFFICE

    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

    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

    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 and Goren Group
    ARCHITECT: Deborah Berke Partners
    TYPE OF BUILDING: COMMERCIAL

    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

    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: RESI RENTAL

    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

    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 and Michael Shvo
    ARCHITECT: Peter Marino Architects
    TYPE OF BUILDING: CONDO

    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: RESI RENTAL

    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: RESI RENTAL

    The Jardim

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

    DEVELOPER: Centaur Properties and Greyscale Development Group
    ARCHITECT: Isay Weinfeld
    TYPE OF BUILDING: CONDO

    Soori High Line

    Block 700: 522 West 29th Street, the 27-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: Foundations Group
    ARCHITECT: Montroy Andersen DeMarco
    TYPE OF BUILDING: CONDO

    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: RESI RENTAL

    Block 702: All Related Companies

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