Construction has topped out on two buildings within La Central, a 1.1-million-square-foot development in the South Bronx. Designed in collaboration by MHG Architects, FXCollaborative, and Future Green Studio, the new structures represent the second phase of La Central’s three-phase masterplan.
Work to prepare 270 Park Avenue for its demolition is continuing in Midtown East. Since YIMBY’s last update in late July, more scaffolding and netting have been installed on the lower section of the Modernist-style skyscraper. JPMorgan Chase is the developer of the project to tear down the 1.5-million-square-foot, 52-story tower and replace it with a 57-story supertall designed by Foster + Partners Architects, with Adamson Associates as the architect of record.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 953 Atlantic Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Located between Grand Avenue and Classon Avenue, the lot is three blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C and S trains. Efraim Weber of 86 Lefferts Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A large amount of scaffolding has been set up over the brick and stone walls of 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square in preparation for the building’s demolition. The site is one of several structures that will be cleared to make way for The Walt Disney Company’s new headquarters, which will be addressed Four Hudson Square and reportedly consist of a pair of 19-story buildings. Skidmore Owings & Merrill is the designer of the project and Skanska is in charge of the on-site construction activity.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 159-29 90th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Parsons Boulevard and 160th Street, the lot is near the Parson Boulevard subway station serviced by the E and F trains, and the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer station serviced by the E and J trains. KD Sagamore Capital is listed as the owner behind the applications.