Architecture

View of Downtown at 277 5th Avenue, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Exclusive First Look Inside Viñoly-Designed 277 Fifth Avenue, NoMad

Last week, YIMBY was the first media outlet to be given a tour of the sales gallery and construction site of the 55-story skyscraper at 277 Fifth Avenue, in Nomad, Manhattan, a project which we have reported on extensively over the past several years. Designed by Rafael Viñoly, the high-rise is currently on its 46th floor, with only nine to go before topping-out occurs. After a nerve-racking elevator ride outside of the building, we stepped out to what is currently its highest floor, which already offers expansive views of the New York City skyline.

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396 South 5th Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 396 South 5th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 396 South 5th Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is a block away from the Hewes Street Subway Station, occasionally serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Four blocks away is the Broadway Subway Station, serviced by the G train, which is one quick stop from the Metropolitan Avenue Subway Station, where one can transfer to the L train. BQBP Inc will be responsible for the development.

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1711 Coney Island Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for Moinian’s 1711 Coney Island Avenue, Midwood, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a five-story private school at 1711 Coney Island Avenue, in Midwood, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Avenue M Subway Station, serviced by the Q trains. Joe Moinian will be at the helm for the project, according to The Real Deal. The developer was last in the news late November for intending to secure a $3 billion debt-and-equity package for his project at 3 Hudson Boulevard.

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