First look at MVRDV’s colorful Washington Heights mixed-use development

Work is now underway on MVRDV’s first major project in the United States. Developer Youngwoo & Associates broke ground on the 22-story building in Washington Heights that’s now going by the name of Radio Tower & Hotel.

Located at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, the building will feature a mix of hotel rooms, office space, and retail.
The project was first announced in the summer of 2016 and replaces a gas station in the neighborhood. The announcement of the groundbreaking is accompanied by several new renderings that show off the colorful, stacked tower, which is sure to stand out in the neighborhood when it is complete.

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