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Project Commodore rendering in blue. Image: Copyright Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

1,646-Foot-Tall Project Commodore Revealed, New York City’s Possible New Tallest Building by Roof Height, in Midtown East

An Environmental Assessment Statement for 109 East 42nd Street in Midtown East reveals details for the proposed Project Commodore, a 1,646-foot-tall skyscraper on the site currently occupied by Grand Hyatt New York. Developed under the Commodore Owner LLC by RXR Realty and TF Cornerstone, the mixed-use supertall is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Components include 2,108,820 square feet of office space, a smaller 500-room Grand Hyatt hotel, approximately 10,000 square feet open-air publicly accessible space, and 43,370 square feet of retail including some controlled by the MTA on the cellar, ground, and second floors.

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The Willoughby’s Glass Façade Installation Progresses at 196 Willoughby in Downtown Brooklyn

Curtain wall installation is moving along on The Willoughby, a 34-story structure at 196 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall structure is part of the ongoing expansion of Long Island University‘s Brooklyn campus. The development, which is alternately addressed as 61 DeKalb Avenue, will bring a mixture of residential units, academic and office space, a new athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles.

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Preliminary rendering of proposed structure at 42-11 9th Street - RXR Realty

Queens Community Board 2 Approves Mixed-Use Development at 42-11 9th Street in Long Island City

Last week Queens Community Board 2 voted to approve a 21-story mixed-use development at 42-11 9th Street in Long Island City. The commercial building with comprise 70,000 square feet of industrial space within the podium, 270,000 square feet of commercial office space, and 2,900 square feet of ground-level retail. A partnership between Titan Machine and RXR Realty is responsible for this project that will create over a thousand new jobs in the Long Island City’s Industrial Business Zone.

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The Willoughby Tops Out at 196 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn

Last month, RXR Realty celebrated the topping off of The Willoughby, a 34-story mixed-use tower at 196 Willoughby Street on the Long Island University Brooklyn campus. Located in Downtown Brooklyn, the new ground-up structure contains residential units, academic and office space, a state-of-the-art athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles. Perkins Eastman is responsible for the design of the 435-foot-tall building.

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