With a grand and unprecedented presence in the Midtown skyline, Hudson Yards continues to stop tourists and locals alike, as steel and concrete continue rising into the sky. Several days ago, just after dusk, one aspect of the complex caught a few people’s attention by surprise. The Vessel, created by British designer Thomas Heatherwick, seems to have been illuminated for the first time since the 150-foot public sculpture topped-out last year.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1249 43rd Street, in Borough Park, Brooklyn, right by the Greenwood cemetery. The site is four blocks from the Fort Hamilton Subway station, serviced by the D train. The Church Avenue subway station is ten blocks away, serviced by the F and G trains. Isaac Stern of Gemstar Contracting is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 3421 Snyder Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is seven blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Two blocks away is the Holy Cross Cemetery. Cityscape Build is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 161 East 81 Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The site is six blocks away from the 86th Street Lexington subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains, and seven blocks from the recently-opened 86th Street 2nd Avenue subway station, serviced by the Q and R trains. Just four blocks away is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The building’s owner, Jong Mok Che, will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 142-20 Sanford Avenue, in Flushing, Queens. The site is five blocks from the Main Street subway station, end of the line for 7 trains, and four blocks from the LIRR train station. ZT Sanford Realty is listed as behind the applications.