Lower East Side

One Manhattan Square, from Williamsburg South Ferry Terminal, by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Tower Crane Comes Down From One Manhattan Square As Exterior Work Nears Completion

Construction on the Lower East Side’s first legitimate skyscraper continues apace. When YIMBY last looked at 252 South Street, i.e. One Manhattan Square, the superstructure had reached its 80th floor, with topping-out officially occurring last September. Now, only a dozen floors of cladding remain before its exterior is complete. Extell Development is responsible for development, with Lendlease responsible for construction.

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115 Delancey Street, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Ten Questions With Charles Bendit, Co-CEO of Taconic Investment Partners

Of all the developments currently under construction in New York City, none have been in the making for longer than Essex Crossing, which is rising on the site of several long-vacant lots on the Lower East Side. With the master-plan’s first new buildings just about fully complete, YIMBY sat down with Charles Bendit of Taconic, and asked the co-CEO ten questions about the New York City real estate market.

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208 Delancey Street,

Contemporary Design Revealed for 208 Delancey Street, Lower East Side

New renderings have been revealed for 208 Delancey Street, a 12-story residential tower coming to the Lower East Side. Back in July of 2015, YIMBY reported that construction had stalled out, and the owner at the time put the project on the market for $35.5 million. New Empire Real Estate is now going to be responsible for the development, and the change in management brought along a completely revamped design, by ODA Architecture, with Shiming Tam serving as architect of record.

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