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280 Cadman Plaza West

Residential Skyscraper at 280 Cadman Plaza West Begins Rising Into the Brooklyn Heights Skyline

Development is underway for a new high-rise in Brooklyn Heights. It has been less than a year since the old Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) was demolished, at 280 Cadman Plaza West. Work has progressed swiftly since, and thanks to images from Tectonic, we can confirm the new skyscraper has reached its second floor, with foundation work now apparently complete.

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110 East 16th Street with skyline, development by Tishman

Rendering Revealed for 110 East 16th Street by Union Square, Manhattan

Development around Union Square has always been tightly monitored, which makes any newsfor the neighborhood all the more exciting. Today, YIMBY has an exclusive first look at new renderings for 110 East 16th Street, a Morris Adjmi Architects-designed mixed-use building which hopes to rise 21 floors above ground. The City Landmark Preservation granted approval in January for the proposal, though the ULURP process is still underway. The current structure, a nine-story parking garage, may be one of the few in the area whose demolition won’t cause a stir.

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199 Montrose Avenue elevation, image from YIMBY reader

Construction Underway at 199 Montrose Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Significant progress has been made on the construction of a six-story building at 199 Montrose Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The lot has been vacant for at least a decade, with proposals for other developments on record as early as 2008. It appears that foundation work has been started, with steel paneling raised to ground level. It does not look as though concrete has been poured yet. Ranco Capital LLC is responsible for the development.

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2658-2662 Kingsbridge Terrace, rendering courtesy Ari Thaler

Permits Filed, Renderings Revealed for 2658, 2660 Kingsbridge Terrace, Fordham Manor, the Bronx

Permits have been filed for two eight-story community-facility buildings at 2658 and 2660 Kingsbridge Terrace in the Fordham Manor, the Bronx neighborhood. The development is linked with 2662 Kingsbridge Terrace, whose permits we covered in December 2017. The site is located eight blocks away from the Kingsbridge Road subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Ari Thaler is responsible for the development.

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