Earlier this week, 111 West 57th Street finally reached official supertall status, putting it amongst the twenty tallest structures in the United States. Thirty percent of its height remains to be completed. As it reaches this engineering feat, the sales gallery has been launched, and with it the opportunity to spend millions of dollars on some of the highest homes in the city.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 12-22 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. The site is four blocks away from Hallets Cove Playground and an accompanying ferry terminal, serviced by the NYC Astoria line. Ten blocks away is the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Brett Harris of AKI Development will be responsible for the project.
Permits have been pre-filed for a 14-story hotel at 186 Remsen Street in the Brooklyn Heights historic district of Brooklyn. Saint Louis-based HOK, the largest architecture firm in the US, will be responsible for the design. Located right across from Brooklyn Borough Hall, the site will have access to a plethora of transit options. Within just three to four blocks, guests can find the A, C, F, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.
New renderings have been released for the 92-story Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)-designed 35 Hudson Yards, the second tallest structure in the mega-development. Along with the new renderings, images of construction reveal that the façade has shot up to just a few stories under the peak. Once fully installed, all five of the HY towers currently n the skyline will be near completely clad.
Permits have been pre-filed for a 58-story tower at 601 West 29nd Street in the Hudson Yards district of Manhattan. The skyscraper, which will share block 675 in Manhattan with a second structure, was first announced in the summer of 2018, with renderings just coming out this June. Douglaston Development will be responsible for the project.