Architecture

Permits Filed: 96-100 Himrod Street, Bushwick

Three early 20th century wood frames on Himrod Street in Bushwick will likely bite the dust for a cluster of new apartment buildings. New building applications were filed yesterday for three four-story developments at 96, 98, and 100 Himrod Street, between Central and Evergreen Avenues.

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Two World Trade Center, image from Silverstein Properties

Three World Trade Center Gets Height Cut, Will Stand 1,079 Feet Tall

Last week, YIMBY posted an update on construction at 175 Greenwich Street, aka Three World Trade Center, as the tower reached its halfway point, having risen 41/80 stories. Now we have new information that the building has in fact seen a height reduction from the previous version, dropping from 1,168 feet down to 1,079 feet, and we also have two new renderings of the podium.

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40-49 77th Street

Permits Filed: 40-49 77th Street, Elmhurst

As Queens’ burgeoning Hispanic and East Asian immigrant communities grow beyond their traditional neighborhood boundaries, Elmhurst has seen a minor construction boom. Developers are scooping up cheap properties in the central Queens neighborhood and building hotels, office space, and of course housing. Yesterday’s filings brought plans for two four-story apartment buildings at 40-47 and 40-49 77th Street, between 41st and Roosevelt Avenues and next to the Elmhurst Hospital.

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329 East 132nd Street

12-Story Market-Rate Rental Planned in Mott Haven: 329 East 132nd Street

Last week YIMBY revealed two little market-rate projects on Alexander Avenue in Mott Haven. Now the same builder, JCAL Development, is planning the largest market-rate development that the South Bronx has seen in years. New building applications were filed earlier this week for a 12-story building a few blocks south at 329 East 132nd Street, near the Willis Avenue Bridge and the Harlem River waterfront.

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