CTBUH Silver Member

Alchemy Properties

About

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.alchemy-properties.com/

Grounded in a deep knowledge of real estate markets and process, their nearly quarter-century of success lies in theircontrol of all facets of a project from acquisition to lease up or sale.

From their Manhattan headquarters their vertically-integrated 30+-person staff develops and directs a diverse New York metro area portfolio. Since the firm’s inception in 1990 their have delivered over two million square feet of multifamily and condominium residences with a sellout value in excess of $2 billion.

With much fine-tuning, they have built a cohesive team environment that rewards hard work, results and passion – an approach that has fostered innovation and improvement while challenging individuals to take calculated risks to improve and evolve.

Fields of Expertise

Developer

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

Member Offices

  • New York City

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Woolworth Building

241.4 m / 792 ft

2

35xv

101.8 m / 334 ft

3

The NOMA

96 m / 315 ft

4

Two Fifty West 81st

76 m / 249 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

30 May 2018

Vertical Integration: An Educational/Residential Community Rises

Rising 102 meters above a mid-block site, 35XV is a unique, hybrid residential-academic building located in Manhattan’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. Utilizing excess development rights from...

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Research

01 March 2018

Dynamic Interrelationship between the Evolution of the Structural Systems and Façade Design in Tall Buildings

The emergence of tall buildings in the late 19th century was possible by using new materials and separating the role of structures and that of...

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Research

26 October 2015

How New Generations, Industries and Workplace Paradigms Are Redefining the Commercial High-Rise

This paper will provide a data-driven analysis of building performance from three eras: the early 1900s, mid-twentieth century, and today. This longitudinal analysis will illustrate...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Woolworth Building

New York City

241 m

792 ft

2

35xv

New York City

102 m

334 ft

3

The NOMA

New York City

96 m

315 ft

4

Two Fifty West 81st

New York City

76 m

249 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

30 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (50%), 2 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (50%), 2 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 4 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 4 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 4 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

30 May 2018 | Chicago

Vertical Integration: An Educational/Residential Community Rises

Rising 102 meters above a mid-block site, 35XV is a unique, hybrid residential-academic building located in Manhattan’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. Utilizing excess development rights from...

30 May 2018 | Chicago

Interview: Joel Breitkopf & Daniel Kaplan | 35xv

Joel Breitkopf, Principal of Alchemy Properties, and Daniel Kaplan, Senior Partner of FXCollaborative, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Americas –...

01 March 2018

Dynamic Interrelationship between the Evolution of the Structural Systems and Façade Design in Tall Buildings

Kyoung Sun Moon, Yale University School of Architecture

The emergence of tall buildings in the late 19th century was possible by using new materials and separating the role of structures and that of...

26 October 2015

How New Generations, Industries and Workplace Paradigms Are Redefining the Commercial High-Rise

Timothy Johnson, NBBJ

This paper will provide a data-driven analysis of building performance from three eras: the early 1900s, mid-twentieth century, and today. This longitudinal analysis will illustrate...

22 October 2015

Reinventing Woolworth: Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Skyscraper

Gary Steficek & Petr Vancura, Gilsanz Murray Steficek

This article presents a case study of structural and logistical issues involved in the adaptive reuse of an early 20th-century skyscraper, and outlines the case...

12 June 2008

The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future

CTBUH Research

Over time, the average height of the 100 tallest buildings in the world has been steadily increasing. However, by 2010, this average height will have...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Alchemy Properties

Woolworth Building Renovation Tour

28 October 2015

CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Woolworth Building which was the tallest building in the world at its completion in 1913.