Architecture



256, 258 Winthrop Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 256, 258 Winthrop Street, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for two four-story residential buildings at 256 and 258 Winthrop Street, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. The site is just half a block away from the Winthrop Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The next closest subway station, nine blocks away, is Parkside Avenue, serviced by the Q trains. Infinity Properties is behind the applications.

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11 Hoyt, rendering courtesy Tishman Speyer

Gehry-Inspired Skyscraper at 11 Hoyt Street Revealed, Downtown Brooklyn

The redevelopment of Macy’s former footprint in Downtown Brooklyn is set to add a major new skyscraper to the Borough’s skyline. Renderings for 11 Hoyt Street are out, and it’s looking to make an impression. The 51-story condominium building is designed by the architecture and urban design firm Studio Gang, led by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang. This project will be the Chicago-based firm’s first residential building in New York City.

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69-02 Queens Boulevard rendering deisgned by Perkins Eastman Architects, via the Department of City Planning

Madison Realty Capital Applies for Rezoning at 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens

The 29,000 square foot lot at 69-02 Queens Boulevard, in Elmhurst, Queens, is getting closer to the construction of a major new building. YIMBY last covered the project two years ago, after developers Madison Realty Capital purchased the first portion of the assemblage for $14.75 million. The firm has now submitted a proposal to the Department of City Planning to build two new structures, rising up 14 and 17 floors. This action would require the rezoning of several industrial lots.

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