The Stonewall Inn, landmark of the LGBT movement, is a step closer to becoming an actual landmark. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to schedule (or calendar, in LPC speak) a public hearing to designate the bar at 51-53 Christopher Street as an individual landmark. That hearing will take place on Tuesday, June 23.
YIMBY noted in April that Naftali Group’s 18-story, 25-unit luxury condo building Two Ten West 77, in the works on the Upper West Side at 210 West 77th Street, was nearly half-way sold out. Now, the building is 65% sold, with sales totaling nearly $110 million in under eight weeks. Thomas Juul-Hansen is designing, and completion is expected by the end of 2016.
Last week, YIMBY revealed the exteriors for 1 Park Lane, which has an actual address of 36 Central Park South, the site of the current Helmsley Park Lane. While we speculated that Vinoly designed the building, we learned that Handel Architects was in fact behind the renderings; we have also obtained a new set of images which include that version of the project’s interiors and views, which will be very impressive.
YIMBY has new renderings for two very different buildings rising on one oddly shaped lot in Prospect Heights, a big 75-unit rental project at 313 St Marks Avenue and a four-story brick townhouse at 730 Bergen Street.
Last December, YIMBY posted the first preliminary renderings for 281 Fifth Avenue, a 52-story condominium tower that will soon begin construction on the southeast corner of 30th Street and Fifth Avenue. Permits for the project were filed early last month, and now YIMBY has obtained the first actual rendering of the glassy building, which is being designed by Rafael Viñoly.