Columbia permitted for 142-unit building at Manhattanville campus

Columbia University, on February 18, was given a permit for construction of a 142-unit, 144,513-square-foot residential building at 600 West 125th Street in Manhattanville. Marcelo Velez filed the plans.

The permit is a new building permit. The development was given foundation permits in October.

The plans, pre-filed on December 4, 2019, call for the construction of a 403-foot-tall, 34-story residential building.

The project is described in the filings as: filing herewith new building as per plans.

According to the plans, the dwelling units will be a mix of student and faculty apartments. There will be retail space located on the ground floor of the building. The amenities include exercise rooms, lounges, a library, kid’s room, and terraces.

According to a report, the retail space will be occupied by a McDonald’s restaurant.

Demolition plans have not been filed yet.

This past fall the university completed a $34.1 million rehab of a campus building’s exterior at 631 West 130th Street in Manhattanville.

The full Manhattanville Campus is comprised of 17 acres, located just five blocks north of the University’s Morningside Heights Campus.

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