Architecture

611 West 56th Street, rendering by Noë & Associates with The Boundary

Sumaida + Khurana and LENY Secure $155M Construction Loan for 611 West 56th Street

Financial support has been acquired for the construction of a new Midtown development, putting verticality one step closer to reality. 611 West 56th Street will rise 35 floors above the far end of Midtown’s Billionaire’s Row. Just a block away from West 57th Street, the project is another step in the redevelopment of the long-forlorn area. It will join new buildings like Via at 625 West 57th Street, the rising towers of Waterline Square, and The Max, a nearly complete mega-development on the same block. Sumaida + Khurana and LENY are responsible for the development.

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177 East Mosholu Parkway North, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 177 East Mosholu Parkway North, Norwood, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 177 East Mosholu Parkway North, in Norwood, The Bronx. The site is right across from the landscaped area around the Mosholu Parkway. Just three blocks away is the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center. The 205th Street subway station is six blocks away, end of the line for the D trains. Queens-based M Development NYC is behind the applications.

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Inside Look as 99 Hudson Street Surpasses Halfway Point to 900′ Pinnacle

While Manhattan’s construction boom is now resulting in towers crossing the 1,000-foot mark on what seems to be a monthly basis, the first near-supertall across the Hudson is also making rapid progress. 99 Hudson Street has officially crossed the halfway point to its final height of 900 feet. Once complete, the building will become the tallest skyscraper in both Jersey City, and all of New Jersey. Even at under 500′, the tower is already making an impact on the skyline, as seen from Lower Manhattan and the surrounding real estate fronting New York Harbor.

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1661 Westchester Avenue, via Google Maps

Major New Development Coming to 1661 Westchester Avenue, Soundview, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a twelve-story mixed-use building at 1661 Westchester Avenue, in the Soundview neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the Morrison Avenue-Soundview subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Not-for-profit Phipps Houses will be responsible for the development. Their mission has been to provide children, youth, and families that live in low-income neighborhoods with rental housing accompanied by support to help tenants thrive through comprehensive education and career programs, as well as facilitating access to community services.

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6200 Beach Channel Drive expansion, design by Gertler & Wente Architects

Renderings Revealed, Construction Begins for Health Center at 6200 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne, Queens

This Tuesday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for the horizontal expansion of a three-story health center at 6200 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne, Far Rockaway, Queens. The development is projected to double the capacity of the existing space, providing more medical resources to the growing population. The added space will allow for expanded capacity to bring essential health service to the neighborhood designated as medically underserved according to federal guidelines. Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center will be responsible for the development.

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