Architecture

76 Eleventh Avenue

BIG’s Twisting Towers at 76 Eleventh Avenue Begin Making An Impact on the Chelsea Skyline

Chelsea has long been a center of creativity in Manhattan. Recent developments have been strongly inspired by that history. Many of the city’s most notable projects with distinctive architecture style have popped along the new High Line Park, including the Frank Gehry-design IAC Building, and Zaha Hadid’s 520 West 28th Street. The neighborhood’s latest impending icon is 76 Eleventh Avenue, a pair of twisting mixed-use towers under development by HFZ Capital. Construction is moving quickly for all components, and thanks to photos by Tectonic, we can see the latest progress.

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838 Monroe Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 838 Monroe Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 838 Monroe Street, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The site is just a few doors down from 832 Monroe Street, who filed permits earlier this week. The site is two blocks away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Meadowland Group Business is behind the applications.

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3254, 3258 Parkside Place, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 3254, 3258 Parkside Place, Norwood, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for two six-story buildings at 3254 and 3258 Parkside Place, in the Norwood neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Williams Bridge train station, serviced by Metro North. Six blocks away is the 205th Street subway station, serviced by the D trains. The project will also be nearby the notable Woodlawn Cemetery, an expansive collection of some of the most ornate mausoleums and tombstones in the city. UA Builders Group will be responsible for the development.

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Queens Plaza Park, rendering courtesy the Durst Organization (left) and Long Island City Clock Tower, via Google Maps (right)

New Design Revealed for Durst’s Queens Plaza Park Tower, Borough’s Future Tallest Skyscraper

A new look is out for the residential building rising up next to the historic Long Island City Clock Tower. The development, rising at 29-37 41st Avenue, is expected to have the distinction as the Borough’s tallest building, bringing with it a new retail center, plenty of tenant amenities, and half an acre of public park space at its base. The building is located just a block away from the Queens Plaza subway station, an intersection with the E, M, and R trains. The 7, N, and W trains can be accessed two blocks away. The project is positioned to become a focal point of Queens’ rising downtown district in Long Island City, and the Durst Organization is responsible for development.

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