An L-shaped vacant lot across from Tompkins Houses in Bed-Stuy is finally being redeveloped. New building applications were filed for a seven-story apartment building at 901 Myrtle Avenue, also known as 98 Tompkins Avenue.
10 Hudson Yards won’t end up being the tallest tower at the far West Side development, but it will be the first to open. An event was held to celebrate its topping out back in October, but that was a ceremonial concrete pour. Now, the 895-foot-tall office tower has actually reached its parapet. Thanks to YIMBY readers, we have a time-lapse to show you.
A former nursing home campus at 123 Linden Boulevard in Flatbush may grow a 20-story residential building with community facilities. The developer has filed another round of building applications and dramatically scaled up the size of the project, which started out as a seven-story, 57-unit apartment building.
While the length of the High Line has seen a surge of construction since the elevated park initially opened, there are still a few major sites left that remain ripe for new development. Perhaps the largest such parcel is at 76 11th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Streets, which was acquired by HFZ Capital for $870 million back in April. Now, YIMBY can reveal the site’s preliminary plans, created by Bjarke Ingels Group.
Back in 2009, photographer Nathan Kensinger visited a neighborhood along the Brooklyn-Queens border that locals call “The Hole.” The small, neglected triangle between East New York, Howard Beach, and Lindenwood sits 30 feet below grade and only a few feet above the water table, and its abandoned development sites became reputed dumping grounds for Mafia hitmen. But new development is finally is finally coming to the area just south of The Hole. A new building application was filed to erect a four-story apartment building at 149-27 78th Street, on a large collection of vacant lots bordered by Loring Avenue, 78th (or Sapphire) Street, 79th Street and Stanley Avenue.