2033 Fifth Avenue Update 10/06/23

National Black Theatre Tops Out in East Harlem

An official ceremony has been held to celebrate the topping out of a 22-story, mixed-use development, going up at 2033 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood.

Developed and constructed in-house by, , the project is significant because the lower portion of the building (specifically the cellar level, parts of the ground floor, and floors 3 through 5) are set to become the new home of the National Black Theatre.

Spread across 25,000 square feet, the theatre will feature a 250-seat, flexible temple space, and a 99-seat studio theater.

The building will then contain rental apartments, branded as "Ray Harlem", spanning floors 6 through 22. A select amount of these units will be dedicated to affordable housing.

The development will also feature square feet of ground-floor retail space, as well as community-accessible event areas, artist studios, co-working and wellness spaces, communal kitchens, and a library.

Designed by , the structure stands feet tall and totals square feet. Subcontractor, Highbury Concrete, recently captured drone footage of the topped-out tower.

According to Highbury, the project required 12,870 cubic yards of concrete and 1,435 tons of steel rebar. Construction is ultimately expected to wrap up sometime in late 2024.

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