Construction on the 42-story residential tower at 222 East 44th Street, in Midtown, is moving fast. The structure, dubbed Summit, is already topped out, and façade installation is underway. Now, thanks to new renderings by Binyan Studios, we have a chance to see what’s coming to the building’s base.
Permits have been filed for a six-story development on two connected lots, 26 Clay Street and 69 Dupont Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The development is eleven blocks from the Greenpoint Subway Station, serviced by the G train. Nine blocks away is the East River ferry, which connects the Brooklyn waterfront with Midtown and Downtown Manhattan. Yoel Schwimmer is listed as responsible for the applications.
As if the High Line is not already filled with enough unique and interesting structures that stretch the nearly 1.5 mile long public park, another interesting building is under construction, and rising off the ground. Located at 520 West 20th Street on the western side of the High Line, the future site of, “The Warehouse,” designed by Morris Adjmi and developed by Elijah Equities, has been making good progress in the West Chelsea neighborhood.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 67-01 Roosevelt Avenue, in Woodside, Queens. The lot is right near a commercial strip, which benefits from surrounding transit. Five blocks to the north is the 65th Street subway station, serviced by the R trains. Five blocks west is the Woodside train station, serviced by all twelve LIRR lines. United Realty is listed as responsible for the development.
The redevelopment of Williamsburg from industrial wasteland to residential enclave has been a slow and relentless process, and this is particularly true around Metropolitan and Union Avenues. Permits were first filed for construction of 80 Ainslie Street in June of 2015, and now, the building’s timber frame is coming into view. Syndicate Architecture is responsible for the design.