Architecture

6202 7th Avenue, image by WeDo Visuals

Exclusive Reveal for Mega-Development at 6205 8th Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Last week, a proposal for a major new development at 6208 8th Avenue, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, began to wind its way through the City’s planning processes. Today, we have the exclusive first look at another mega-project proposed directly across the street, at 6205 8th Avenue, where DXA Studio has designed an enormous two-block plan that would cover even more of the open railway tracks that currently leave the neighborhood bereft of its obvious potential.

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43-36 53rd Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 43-36 53rd Street, Woodside, Queens

Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 43-36 53rd Street in Woodside, Queens. The site is two blocks away from the 52nd Street Lincoln Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 trains. The lot is also right next to the Queens Boulevard thoroughfare, which extends from JFK Airport to the Queensboro Bridge, connecting Queens with Midtown Manhattan. Owner Jan How Kang is listed as responsible for the development.

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The XI, rendering from TheXI.com

New Renderings Revealed for The XI As First Tower Tops Out At 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea

The newest Bjarke Ingels Group-designed project has now partially topped out. The taller 36-story component of the XI, at 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea, has reached this milestone when just seven months ago, it was merely two stories high. With only a few months in between YIMBY’s visits, the enormous scale of the new building is quite shocking, as it rose incredibly quickly. The theatric nature of the twisting concrete sculpture certainly catches the attention of visitors from the High Line park, where many tourists are already snapping photographs. HFZ Capital Group is responsible for the development.

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