Weekly News: Saturday Links

Is There a Limit to How Tall Buildings Can Get? (The Atlantic Cities) A discussion on the possibilities of future construction–while doubters exist, many architects and developers believe that buildings upwards of a mile tall are possible.

‘5Pointz’ Curator Will Take You on a Tour (Gothamist) The curator of the ‘5Pointz’ graffiti mecca in Queens, which is slated for demolition, is offering tours for $35 a head. Take the tour while you can!

Deluxe Apartments Way Up in the Sky (The Wall Street Journal) Discussion on the super-tall real estate boom in New York and around the world–is 1,400 feet high enough?

Northside Piers Tower Breaks Ground (Curbed) Photos of the groundbreaking on the third Northside Piers tower in Williamsburg, which has the unfortunate and hopefully tentative name of 1 North 4th Place.

Rockrose’s Hudson Yards Site Set for Development (The Real Deal) Rockrose’s full-block site between 38th-39th Streets and 10th and 11th Avenues is finally getting underway soon, with a 528-unit residential tower and a 1 million square foot commercial building, possibly a hotel.

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