New Life Sciences Building Designed By DXA Studio Begins Work In East Harlem
A major new life sciences building has begun construction at 2226 Third Avenue in East Harlem. To anchor the northwest corner of East 121st Street, the venture is among several new life science projects in the city poised to take advantage of a state and city government-led push to build laboratories and incubator spaces for medical research.
The ground-up 160,345-square foot development is now making headway on its foundation and in approximately two years, the 145-foot-tall structure will deliver ten floors of laboratory space catering to biotech start-ups. The building is being designed by DXA Studio, with The Rinaldi Group (TRG) serving as the general contractor and GACE as structural engineers.
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