Last year, 4.2 million people visited the Empire State Building’s observation deck through their Fifth Avenue lobby. What the visitors may not have realized is that office employees were using the same entrance. Thankfully, workers will no longer have to wade through crowds of wayward tourists every day. A new entrance officially opened yesterday for the famous Midtown supertall, designed to accommodate the large number of visitors and create a more engaging experience.
The Nexus Development cluster in the Lower East Side will soon have company. Permits for 167 Chrystie Street by the Arava Group have revealed a sixteen-story residential building that will separate Nexus’ rising 165 Chrystie Street from 173 Chrystie Street and the demolished 171 Chrystie Street.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 589 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is located right next to the entrance for the Metropolitan Avenue subway station, serviced by the G and L trains. SL Development will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 2116 Colonial Avenue in Middletown-Pelham Bay, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the Pelham Bay Park Station, end of the line for the 6 trains and located at the southern corner of the largest park in New York City, Pelham Bay Park. Fred Lumaj is listed as the developer.
In late June, permits were filed for what will be the tallest structure in the Mount Eden neighborhood of The Bronx. Now, YIMBY has the exclusive reveal for the design of the 15-story building at 1331 Jerome Avenue, courtesy of GF55 Partners. The project will bring commercial, residential, and community facilities to the neighborhood.