Set to rise at the northern corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, 520 Fifth Avenue is likely to be the first skyscraper along Fifth Avenue to top the 900-foot mark. The project will rise in the heart of Midtown, one street away from the eastern end of Bryant Park. The glass-enclosed tower will have 76 floors and stand 920 feet to its pinnacle. Handel Architects is the architect, and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties will be developing in conjunction with SMI USA.
With new construction permits filed last summer and demolition filings nearly a year ago, the site of 450 Eleventh Avenue is beginning to see some change. The existing low-rise buildings on the location are nearly gone as the lot gets cleared to make way for the upcoming ground-up 43-story hotel. Located across from the Jacob K. Javits Center between West 36th street and West 37th Street, the 487-foot tall building will be designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Groups.
In a recent reveal, The Hudson Companies released updated renderings of a new, mixed-use residential project on the rise at 350 Clarkson Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture, the building’s 227,000 square feet will comprise 250 market-rate rentals, office space, ground floor retail, and a potential community facility.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use development at 1665 Stillwell Avenue, in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Located between Kings Highway and 23rd Avenue, the interior site is less than a mile from L&B Spumoni Gardens, a favorite neighborhood haunt. The Kings Highway subway station is five blocks east, serviced by the N and W trains. Sai Truong is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 21-01 21st Street in Astoria, Queens. Located between 21st Avenue and 21st Road, the corner development site is three blocks east of the Ralph Demarco Park along the East River. The closest transit access is the Ditmas Boulevard Station in the neighborhood, serviced by the W train. D.A. Development Group is behind the applications.