Demolition Done at MAG Partners’ Mixed-Income Multifamily Site in Chelsea
The demolition phase is now finished at 335 Eighth Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan, where a new seven-story residential building is planned.
This project’s players: COOKFOX has designed this 200,000-square-foot structure, being developed by MAG Partners. Titan Industrial SVC Corp handled the demolition, and Urban Atelier Group is overseeing construction.
What the upcoming building entails: The new development is set to have 188 residential units, with 30 percent designated for affordable housing through the Affordable NY Program. Additionally, a Lidl grocery store spanning 23,000 square feet will be situated on the first floor.
The new look and aesthetics: The design for 335 Eighth Avenue showcases a cohesive red brick facade adorned with a grid of floor-to-ceiling windows. Stepped setbacks are featured on the upper levels, accompanied by landscaped terraces. Mechanical bulkheads crown the superstructure, and the first floor will present large windows for the retail section.
The star of the show: Regarding the Lidl supermarket, it will offer various amenities like a bakery, fresh produce, floral shop, meat and seafood market, and other everyday essentials. This store marks Lidl’s second location in Manhattan, the first being in Harlem. Lidl is committed to collaborating with Hire NYC to provide job opportunities for local residents, offering comprehensive benefits like health care to both full- and part-time employees.
Location, location, location: Situated near the 23rd Street station, the property enjoys easy access to the C and E trains. The expected completion for 335 Eighth Avenue is set for sometime in 2026.