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PENN 2’s Renovations Continue at 2 Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan

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Renovation work of 31-story commercial building “PENN 2” is underway Two Pen Plaza of midtown, Manhattan.designed by MdeAS Architects Developed by Bornado Realty TrustThe project includes a complete reupholstery and interior modernization of a 412-foot-tall, 1.61 million-square-foot mid-century office building, part of 10 skyscrapers. penn district revival plan. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for this property located along His 7th Avenue between West 31st Street and His 33rd Street. pen station When Madison Square Garden.

Since then, a lot of new glass has gone up our last update Started in May and now covers most of the north and east faces. Additionally, his second floor of multi-tiered rectangular cantilevers began assembly along his 7th Avenue, supported by a series of white columns. A black net wraps around the edges and a metal deck is laid in the near future, after which steel rebar is laid for future concrete pouring. Based on the pace of progress, the first glass panels could be attached to the cantilever by the end of the year.

Two Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Penn Plaza (Central) and Penn District.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

Work is also underway on the stratified levels north of the base.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

Below is a photo taken at the end of July with the first segment up.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

The 88,000-square-foot cantilevered third level is set back from the lower two floors and does not reach the north and south ends of the building. Its location is indicated by the rectangular outline of the exposed steel superstructure just below the recent installation of a new glass curtain wall facing 7th Avenue.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

From above, you can see how much of the old dark cladding has been gradually removed and a new glass façade surrounds the building.

2 Penn Plaza (Central) and Penn District.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

Close-up shots show the double-height corner terraces cut from the steel floorboards at the north and west ends of the tower. These spaces will eventually have landscaping and seating.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

An extension has been constructed in the center of the flat roof parapet, most likely to accommodate mechanical equipment.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

The following photo shows both the Two Penn Plaza and the Pennsylvania Hotel. PENN15It is a 56-story, 1,200-foot skyscraper office building designed by Foster + Partners.

2 Pen Plaza.Photo by Michael Young

Two Penn Plaza’s cantilevers include a column-free space that doubles in height. Below is an entrance to the basement level, flexible tenant spaces for public or private events, a 275-seat City Hall, an informal lounge, an outdoor rooftop pavilion, a new landscaped green space, and 1 for residents. There are over acres of terraces. In addition, a triple-height office entrance will be relocated to face a new tree-lined plaza on West 33rd Street.

YIMBY finally reported that PENN 2 is expected to be completed within the next year.

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