Architecture

991 Saint Johns Place, elevation by PKSB

Renderings Revealed for Expansion of Historic 991 Saint Johns Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

A proposal has been revealed for the redevelopment of the St. Gregory the Great School, a four-floor Neo-Classical design by Helmle & Corbett from 1921. The notable historic features include the entrance portico and building piers at the upper story windows, with arch-headed blind lintels. The proposal is to almost double the building’s floor count and add residential units to the old school building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, at 991 Saint Johns Place.

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1086 Decatur Street in June 2018, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 1086 Decatur Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1086 Decatur Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Chauncey Street subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains, and five blocks away from the Wilson Avenue subway station, serviced by the L trains. Infocus is listed as behind the design.

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45 Broad Street

Ten Questions With Robert Gladstone of Madison Equities, Developer of Downtown’s First Residential Supertall Skyscraper, 45 Broad Street

The Gladstone family has a long history of construction in New York, and the family’s current venture, Madison Equities, was founded in the mid-1960’s. Now, Madison is behind what will imminently become the first actual residential supertall below 34th Street in Manhattan, with 45 Broad Street set to rise 1,127 feet to its peak. Last week, Madison Equities’ CEO Robert Gladstone sat down with YIMBY to talk about that project, as well as everything else in the firm’s pipeline for the Five Boroughs.

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