Preparations for construction appear to be underway at the site of the River Street Waterfront Master Plan, Bjarke Ingels Group‘s proposed two-skyscraper, 1000-unit complex along the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn. Developed by Two Trees, the project includes the 600-foot-tall 87 River Street and 650-foot-tall 105 River Street, as well as the alteration of the shoreline to create a circular beach, a 2.9-acre park, and two breakwaters directly to the north of the six-acre Domino Park.
Exterior work is nearing completion at 200 Kent Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The 83-foot-tall, 125,000-square-foot development is designed by ME Architect P.C. and developed by Cornell Realty Management, which purchased the rectangular full-block parcel for $33 million by two anonymous entities in the summer of 2016.
Work is nearing completion at 25 Park Row, a 702-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in the Financial District. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by L+M Development Partners along with the family behind J&R Music World, the 50-story building will contain 110 residences marketed by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group, as well as commercial space handled by Cushman & Wakefield.
Dress for Success Worldwide recently completed a new office in Jamaica, Queens, where the global organization plans to expand its regional operations. The single-story building is located at 129-11 Merrick Boulevard and was designed in partnership with Gensler.
Macy’s Inc. is pursuing plans to build an office tower over its block-long flagship store in Herald Square, Midtown. Proposals include upward of one million square feet of office space, a sky lobby with views of the city, and public improvements to the surrounding open spaces and subway stations. Today, YIMBY has the reveal for the tower, which was posted by forum users after being spotted within a Macy’s release this week, which showcase the skyscraper as it would stand atop the iconic Midtown retailer.