Architecture

220 Central Park South

Final Renderings for 220 Central Park South Show Slight Design Changes

Back in May of 2015, YIMBY posted renderings from SLCE Architects featuring the Robert A.M. Stern Architects-designed 220 Central Park South. Since then, construction on the building has made major headway, with the structure now reaching past its tenth floor, and now we can post the building’s final look, thanks to an ad placed by developer Vornado in REBNY’s new booklet.

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542 West 153rd Street, rendering by Chris Benedict

New York City’s First Passive House Rental Tops Out At 542 West 153rd Street in Harlem

Passive house construction is expensive, but condos built according to the energy-saving standard are becoming more common throughout New York City. Rentals, however, are still few and far between. Up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem, Synapse Development is working on the city’s first market-rate rental building designed to meet passive house requirements.

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21-59 44th Drive, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 21-59 44th Drive, Long Island City

The development boom in Long Island City has gotten so hot that even small, relatively undesirable sites near Court Square are sprouting apartment buildings. Yesterday we spotted applications for a seven-story, mixed-use development at 21-59 44th Drive, on the corner of 23rd Street.

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97-45 63rd Drive, rendering by Architects Studio

Revealed: 97-45 63rd Drive, Rego Park

Development is starting to pick up in Rego Park, a suburban piece of eastern Queens nestled between Forest Hills, Corona, and Elmhurst. Today, we have a look at a rental building under construction at 97-45 63rd Drive, at the corner of 98th Street.

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