Architecture


739, 741 Fenimore Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 739, 741 Fenimore Street, East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for two new four-story residential buildings at 739 and 741 Fenimore Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is five avenues away from the Winthrop Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains, and fifteen blocks away from the Utica Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains. The structure is also positioned near the substantial Kings County Hospital Center complex, and the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Joel Gluck of Spencer Equity is behind the applications.

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200 Amsterdam Avenue

Regressive NIMBYS Attempt To Halt 200 Amsterdam Avenue As Pile-Driving Begins, Upper West Side

Construction is progressing quickly at 200 Amsterdam Avenue, where a 51-story, 668-foot tall skyscraper will soon rise. When first announced, the building was to become the tallest skyscraper on the Upper West Side. That title was lost when Extell announced plans for 50 West 66th Street, a particularly striking 775-foot tall residential building designed by Snøhetta. But even the area’s second-tallest is too much for local NIMBYs, and with excavation work on the project now making rapid headway, opponents have begun engaging in increasingly deranged efforts to hoist a wall of red-tape around the southern blocks of the Upper West Side.

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1050 Ave of the Americas

Façade Installation Begins for Gene Kaufman-Designed 1050 Sixth Avenue, Midtown Manhattan

The Gene Kaufman designed-1050 Sixth Avenue, dubbed ML House, is making significant progress in the heart of Midtown, Manhattan. In a break from the architect’s norm, the building will not be hospitality-minded; rather, it will yield 24 floors of apartments, as well as ground-floor retail space. The site is half a block away from Bryant Park, with access to several subway lines just a few blocks in any direction. Orin Wilf’s Garden Homes and Skyline is responsible for the development.

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