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515-West-42nd-Street-32 Massing model of 515 West 42nd Street (CityRealty)
Richard Born, head of BD Hotels, is pushing forward with plans to build a 39-floor, 350-unit rental tower at 515 West 42nd Street in Midtown West. Last week, the Department of Buildings certified that the project adhered to the city’s zoning laws and the customary ZD1 diagram, outlining the building’s massing and open space, was published to the website.

The through-block parcel is located between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues and will replace a tired-in-appearance Travel Inn. The new tower will stand 431 feet tall to the top of its mechanicals and will sit between the Strand condominiums and the Rose-managed rental tower called The Helux. Under construction directly to the north is Elad Group/Mi&Co's Charlie West condominium designed by ODA New York.
515-West-42nd Street-23 Axonometric Diagram (NYC DOB)
515 West 42nd Street-03 (via NYC DOB)
Building permits filed last August show that Handel Architects are the architects of record and likely the designers. The zoning drawings show the building will be similar in stature to their recently-finished rental House39. The building will rest atop an Amtrak rail cut and most of its bulk will be positioned closer to 42nd Street to facilitate views past neighboring towers. The northern half of its lot will have a large entry courtyard bounded by forklift-like wings.

Inside will be 10 apartments per floor from levels 3-37 and the amenity package is to include an outdoor garden, fitness center and a sky lounge and roof terrace.
515-West-42nd-Street-03 ZD1 Diagram (NYC DOB)
507 West 42nd Street-03 Google Earth aerial showing 515 West 42nd Street (centered)
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