Architecture

42-61 Park Avenue, overhead shot from Bing Maps

Permits Filed: 4261 Park Avenue

For decades, East Tremont in the Bronx was one of the poorest neighborhoods in America, losing building stock at a rapid clip. First the devastation came at the hands of Robert Moses’s Cross-Bronx Expressway, and later to…

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6 Water Street

Revealed: 6 Water Street

On-site renderings are up for yet another Kaufman-designed hotel, this one coming to 6 Water Street, in the Financial District. Permits, which were issued on July 1st, indicate the developer is Sam Chang. 6 Water Street will stand…

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56 Leonard

Construction Update: 56 Leonard

The latest construction photos of 56 Leonard show progress at all levels of the tower; the superstructure continues to rise, balconies are spiraling up what’s already been built, and glass installation is underway along the…

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60 West 37th Street

Revealed: 60 West 37th Street

The first renderings are online for another Peter Poon-designed hotel, this one coming to 60 West 37th Street. Hidrock Realty is the site’s developer, and demolition of existing parking garages is now complete. A tipster pointed out…

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19 and 30 Park Place

Construction Updates: 30 and 19 Park Place

At the bottom of Tribeca, on opposite sides of Park Place, two very different buildings continue to rise. The first is Silverstein’s 30 Park Place, designed by Robert A.M. Stern, which will eventually stand 67 stories and 937 feet. The…

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