Architecture

31-12 38th Avenue, rendering by Yuk Lam

Revealed: 31-12 38th Avenue, Long Island City

Since the city rezoned Dutch Kills, a little subdistrict of Long Island City, in 2008, new apartment buildings have begun to replace aging factories and little brick houses. YIMBY has the reveal for the latest new project planned in the neighborhood, a seven-story condo at 31-12 38th Avenue, between 32nd Street and the elevated N/Q tracks.

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2661 Kingsbridge Terrace, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 2661 Kingsbridge Terrace, Kingsbridge Heights

The northwestern Bronx neighborhood of Kingsbridge Heights is crowded with prewar apartment buildings, but every once in a while, a developer snags a small vacant lot in the hilly area west of Fordham University. Last week, new building applications were filed for a six-story residential building with a community facility at 2661 Kingsbridge Terrace, on a through-block lot stretching from Heath Avenue to Kingsbridge Terrace.

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144 West Street, rendering by GF55 Partners

Revealed: 144 West Street, Greenpoint

At the corner of West and India Streets in Greenpoint, two starkly different residential developments are about to rise. On the western side of the block, along the East River, two developers have demolished an old envelope factory to make way for a 40-story residential tower. And YIMBY has the first look at the much more modest five-story rental building planned for 144 West Street, on the eastern side of the block.

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3 Manhattan West

Construction Update: 3 Manhattan West Rising Quickly, Gets Cladding

While it’s taken over a decade for the first few projects to get moving along the Far West Side, both Hudson Yards and Manhattan West are now well underway, with the concrete for 10 Hudson Yards having topped-out just last week. Now, we have an update from Tectonic with photos of 3 Manhattan West. Completion is slightly further out at the future residential tower, but the building is rapidly rising into the Midtown skyline, and cladding installation now underway.

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