Excavation at 50 Hudson Yards is nearing completion, and thanks to an aerial by Archartdescon, we can see that foundation work has also now commenced. Construction is advancing with incredible speed, and most of the site has been cleared since YIMBY’s last report in November. The pace isn’t too surprising when one considers the several excavators operating simultaneously. Related Companies is responsible for the Hudson Yards development.
The blocks of Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side very rarely see new developments, but today, YIMBY has the scoop for new building applications filed at 1045 Madison Avenue, on the east side of the street between East 79th and East 80th Streets. There, the talented Peter Pennoyer will be designing a new 18-story condominium project for The Naftali Group.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story building at 288 Union Avenue, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is five blocks away from Hewes Street, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains, and six blocks away from the Metropolitan Avenue subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. GW Union LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 599 Courtlandt Avenue, in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Procida Companies is listed as responsible for the development.
A major commercial project has officially topped-out at 25 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building will bring a phenomenal amount of office space to the area, along with room for retail and production facilities. Rubenstein Partners and Heritage Equity Partners are developing the full-block eight-story structure.