Last week, YIMBY featured a terrible new hotel coming to 525 Eighth Avenue, off the northwest corner of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue. A few blocks to the north and west, on the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue and 42nd Street, another architectural atrocity is getting ready to open its doors, at 577 Ninth Avenue, and Tectonic has the latest photos of progress.
Articles by Nikolai Fedak
The southern blocks of Park Slope saw permits filed for a small new development at 225 14th Street back in March of 2016, which were then modified substantially in April of 2017. Now, YIMBY has the reveal for the project, which will yield nine new condominiums.
The Midtown Plateau’s block-to-block coverage of behemoth skyscrapers knows no rivals in terms of sheer density, which is why it is increasingly difficult for towers to penetrate above the still-rapidly-growing thicket. But at an imminent height of 1,050 feet, and after ten years of watching and waiting, the Jean Nouvel-designed 53 West 53rd Street is about to do exactly that.
Building applications were filed for the site spanning from 513 3rd Avenue to 165 12th Street, on the corner of 3rd Avenue and 12th Street in Gowanus, back in late July. Now, YIMBY has the reveal for the project, which is being designed by prolific architects Issac & Stern.
The Lower Lower East Side, aka Two Bridges, now has its first official skyscraper, with One Manhattan Square having topped-out yesterday. The tower, which also goes by its address 252 South Street, stands 847 feet and 72 actual floors (80 marketing) to its pinnacle, having risen the last ten floors to its rooftop since YIMBY last checked in on the site, in late August.