Architecture

128 Beach 9th Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 128 Beach 9th Street, Far Rockaway, Queens

Permits have been filed for 17-story mixed-use building at 128 Beach 9th Street, a beachfront property in Far Rockaway, Queens. The site is six bus stops away from the Far Rockaway train station, serviced by the LIRR, and the Far Rockaway subway station, end of the line for the A trains. Red Group Management, based in the same neighborhood, will be responsible for the development.

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Iconic Pier 55 Park Begins to Rise Above the Hudson River in Chelsea

A part of Chelsea Piers that saw historic ocean liners RMS Lusitania and RMS Mauretania sail out of New York, as well as the arrival of The Titanic’s survivors aboard The Carpathia in 1912, is finally ready to begin its new life. Cunard’s former Pier 54 is now being transformed into an iconic floating park above the Hudson River called Pier 55, designed by Thomas Heatherwick.

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Excavation In Full Swing for Tishman Speyer’s Spiraling Supertall, Hudson Yards

In June, Tishman Speyer announced that construction would start for their 64-story supertall office tower in the Hudson Yards district, dubbed The Spiral, so named for BIG’s staircase terrace motif. The look is indicative of the modern collaborative style of workspace the architects and developers are working to create. Today, YIMBY has an update on progress, which appears to be making swift headway. The site’s official address is 509 West 34th Street.

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312 97th Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 312 97th Street, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 312 97th Street at Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the Bay Ridge 95th Street subway station, end of the line for the R trains. Three blocks away is the Shore Road Park and Parkway, with views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Vladimir Slobodyansky is listed as behind the applications.

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