Articles by Michael Young

Construction Nears Completion for The Symon, at 76 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights

A teaser site has launched for 76 Schermerhorn Street, aka The Symon, a 12-story building that is currently under construction in Brooklyn Heights. The structure will yield 59 residences spanning one- to four-bedrooms apiece. Several units, including three penthouses, will have their own private outdoor space. Eugene Colberg is the architect of record, while Studio DB is the interior designer for the residences, amenity spaces, and the curtain wall. Lonicera Partners, Orange Management, and The Davis Companies are the three developers for the property. Sales are being led by Stribling Marketing Associates. Pricing for the units has not been revealed yet.

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YIMBY Scopes 5 River Park’s Skyline Views and Construction Progress, In Cobble Hill

YIMBY recently went on a hard-hat tour of 5 River Park, aka 347 Henry Street. The reinforced concrete structure stands 15 stories to its roof, atop the Brooklyn neighborhood of Cobble Hill. The building is being designed by Romines Architecture with Fortis Property Group serving as the developer. There will be 25 condominiums ranging from one- to four-bedroom units. D S L V Studio, a Brooklyn-based design and decor company, is in charge of the interior decor and styling while exclusive sales and marketing is being handled by the Eklund Gomes and Maroni teams from Douglas Elliman. The sales gallery is located at 97 Amity Street.

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Gene Kaufman-Designed Hotel Tops Out at 305 West 48th Street, in Hell’s Kitchen

The firm Gene Kaufman Architect is responsible for the design of 305 West 48th Street, a new 211-room hotel in Midtown’s Hell’s Kitchen. Located between Eighth and Ninth Avenue, the 27-story skyscraper rises along the fringe of tall skyscrapers between Times Square and the Hudson River, topping out at 303 feet. Glass is being installed on the southern elevation and the reinforced concrete walls will soon be covered in vibrant hues of red and yellow bricks. YIMBY last reported that Bright Management, Inc. is listed as the developer. The Rockwell Group is designing the interiors and amenities.

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