Architecture

30 Hudson Yards finally topped out, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

30 Hudson Yards Officially Tops Out 1,296 Feet Above Street Level

Speculations for the topping out of the 73-story 30 Hudson Yards have been swirling for the last couple months, and now the fateful day has finally arrived. Yesterday morning, YIMBY received confirmation that the tallest building of the Hudson Yards mega-development has finally reached its pinnacle, with an American flag rising above the building’s parapet. While some steel remains to be installed before the crown is fully complete, the significance of this is akin to the topping of the spire of a cathedral. In this case, it is a monument to the capitalistic ideals that fuel the contemporary American economy.

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37-01 30th Street, via JM Zoning

Exclusive Reveal for Another Major Residential Development in Astoria at 37-01 30th Street

Today YIMBY has the exclusive reveal for yet another major new development coming to Astoria, in Queens, showcasing design by Aufgang Architects. The depiction shows the building’s façade along 30th Street. Concrete panels will be installed in a rectilinear pattern likened to a minimalist refinement of row houses, which projects the sheer scale of the city block-sized structure. The site is just ten blocks away from the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains.

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3801 Fort Hamilton Parkway, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 3801 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a five-story private school at 3801 Fort Hamilton Parkway in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The site is by the southern corner of the Greenwood Cemetery grounds. Five blocks away is the 9th Avenue subway station, serviced by D trains. 12 blocks away is the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by F and G trains. Yehuda Deutsch is listed as behind the applications.

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