Architecture

Nordstrom Tower/217 West 57th Street, image from Extell

Extell’s Central Park Tower Gets Fresh Renderings, Nears Halfway Point at 217 West 57th Street

The last time YIMBY checked on progress at Extell’s Central Park Tower, rising at 217 West 57th Street, glass installation had just begun, and the building was several floors above its cantilever. Three months later, the supertall’s superstructure is pushing towards its halfway point, and stands over 700 feet above the streets below. New renderings for the project have also appeared alongside its partially-launched website, giving a better idea of interiors, as well as the nighttime lighting scheme.

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514 Herkimer Street, rendering courtesy IMC Architecture

Rendering Revealed for 514 Herkimer Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Renderings are out for a nine-story residential building at 514 Herkimer Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. IMC Architecture is responsible for the building. The firm’s Principal, Eugene Mekhtiyev, told us that “the design is inspired by older masonry architecture prevalent throughout Brooklyn… The project is meant to fit within the context of the borough while providing a unique design.”

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20 Havemeyer Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 20 Havemeyer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 20 Havemeyer Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site would come to one of the more active areas of the neighborhood, near McCarren Park, and four blocks away from the Metropolitan Avenue subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. Being Williamsburg, plenty of nightlife and exciting restaurants are in the area. South Side Units will be responsible for the development.

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