Flying under the radar for some time, excavation work on 159 Broadway Avenue is beginning to make some progress in Williamsburg. Today, YIMBY also has the first rendering for the impressively-scoped project, thanks to the construction fencing. Situated across from Peter Luger Steakhouse and immediately south of the Williamsburg Bridge, the site sits adjacent to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The 144-year old landmarked, domed structure will soon be surpassed by its future 133,340 square foot, 277-foot tall neighbor. This upcoming tower is set to become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood. It is being designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and is being developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 626 Hinsdale Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between New Lots Avenue and Linden Boulevard, the lot is two city blocks east of the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Leslie Grant, owner of Rainbow Car Service, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Updated proposals for the renovation and redesign of 550 Madison Avenue contain exciting new details on Snøhetta’s vision for the landmarked structure. This most recent batch of documents is dated January 15, 2019, and includes a selection of new renderings, floor plans, and specifications of proposed building materials. The documents will go before the LPC for review later today.
New permits have been filed for a 14-story residential building at 53 Huron Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Also known as 161 West Street, the proposed development is located on the Brooklyn waterfront four blocks north of WNYC Transmitter Park. It is steps away from Greenpoint landing on the NYC ferry system, and six blocks west of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. London-based private equity firm Quadrum Global is responsible for the application.
Up Ventures LLC has revealed new renderings in updated proposals to fully renovate and expand Remsen Manor, in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at 186 Remsen Street, the existing structure is one of the oldest buildings within the boundaries of the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District.