Concrete is finally starting to rise for the soon-to-be 800-foot tall residential tower at 130 William Street in the Financial District. The building has surpassed the significant brunt of foundational work, and is now beginning to progress above ground level. Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates is responsible for the design.
New building permits have been filed for a seven-story hotel at 35 Port Richmond Avenue in Elm Park, Staten Island. The site is distant from public transport, though it is about one mile from the first exit off the Bayonne Bridge, which connects with New Jersey. Three blocks from the lot is the waterside Faber Park, a small scenic public green space. M.S. Savani Architecture is listed as responsible for the design.
For the second time this week, we can report that a supertall in Manhattan is reaching its peak. One Manhattan West’s concrete superstructure has topped-out 995 feet above Midtown. Brookfield is behind Manhattan West, which will create six buildings and a large public plaza, producing a total seven million square feet of office, residential, and hotel space.
Last month, permits were filed for a new five-story residential building at 326 Avenue U in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today, YIMBY has an exclusive first look at the proposed design, by IMC Architecture. The building follows their mission for creating intelligent sustainable communities by utilizing efficient design and planning.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 491 Baltic Street in Boerum Hill, by the border with Gowanus, Brooklyn. The site is eight blocks from the Barclays Center subway station, a crossroads for the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, R, and W trains. Tankhouse Development is responsible for the project.