Architecture


308-310 West 133rd Street, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 308 West 133rd Street, Harlem

Central Harlem hasn’t seen quite as much development as the area southeast of 125th Street, but developers have finally started paying attention to the quiet and transit-rich blocks next to the City College campus. The latest project headed to the neighborhood is an 11-story residential building at 308 West 133rd Street, between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

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917 Westchester Avenue, image via Bing Maps

Permits Filed: 917 Westchester Avenue & 940 Rogers Place, Longwood Affordable Housing in the Bronx

Affordable housing may grow on two empty lots near the elevated subway tracks in Longwood, a neighborhood in the southeastern Bronx. Plans were filed yesterday to erect a seven-story apartment building at 917 Westchester Avenue and a six-story one at 940 Rogers Place, around the corner from the Intervale Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains.

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550 Vanderbilt Avenue, photo by Max Touhey

Pacific Park’s 17-Story Condo Tops Out at 550 Vanderbilt Avenue

It’s been 12 long years since the Pacific Park megaproject was first announced as Atlantic Yards, and the Prospect Heights development hit a major milestone yesterday with the topping out of 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, a 17-story condo building. PR reps for the project sent along shots of the concrete shell that’s risen at the corner of Dean Street, taken by photographer Max Touhey.

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