Architecture


525 West 52nd Street

Developer Lands Construction Loans for 24-Story Project At 525 West 52nd Street, Hell’s Kitchen

The Real Deal reports Taconic Investment Partners has landed $200 million in construction loans for their 24-story, 392-unit mixed-use project at 525 West 52nd Street, in Hell’s Kitchen. YIMBY brought you news of the project almost exactly a year ago, and Handel is designing. Seventy-nine residential units are expected to be set aside as affordable, and the site’s former five-story structure was demolished in 2014.


5716 New Utrecht Avenue

Three-Story Mixed-Use Project Filed at 5716 New Utrecht Avenue, Borough Park

Property owner Issak Tavalov has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building measuring 2,830 square feet at the vacant lot at 5716 New Utrecht Avenue, in southern Borough Park. Retail space will measure 850 square feet on the ground floor, and Sandor Weiss, of Gelu Durus Musica, is the architect of record.


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

Official Rendering Revealed for 217 West 57th Street, Nordstrom Tower

While Extell has avoided posting any information on-site or online for 217 West 57th Street, YIMBY has brought you two sets of plans for the building, with the most recently obtained versions (dated June of 2014) depicting a 1,795-foot pinnacle. We have now obtained an official rendering Extell is using for the project, dated from this March, confirming it will look almost identical to both versions previously revealed by YIMBY as well as the image of the tower created in-house at Smith + Gill.

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