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aerial-tour-256-west-81-street Google Earth View of Proposed Project
An 18-story, 32-unit condominium is likely to soon rise at 250-256 West 81st Street in the Upper West Side from a site bought by Alchemy Properties and the Carlyle Group for $51M last year. Demolition permits for the former 3-story retail building were filed last year and the site is now officially cleared, as per our recent construction photos. The lot allows 94,000 buildable floor area and the developers plan to erect a mixed-use condominium building that will be designed by Hill West Architects. Renderings of the project have yet to surface.
256-west-81-street-construction The Site of the Proposed 18-Story Condo Tower via CityRealty
The floor schedule shows the project will host retail space on the first two levels and apartments will start on the third. A floor-through penthouse apartment will span the top floor. Residents will benefit from the typical array of high-end condo amenities such as residential storage, a fitness center, a bike room, a children's playroom, a laundry room and a roof deck. Some unique amenities will include a music room, basketball court, and a library/lounge and kitchen on the third floor.
Nearby, Friedland Properties is developing 2230 Broadway, which has just recently topped off construction. The Apthorp, the historic landmark building at 2211 Broadway is also nearby and is converting several dozen more of its units into condos.
256-west-81-street-construction-UPW Construction Photos via CityRealty
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