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217 West 57th Street

Construction Update: 217 West 57th Street

Excavation is progressing quickly at 217 West 57th Street, site of the future Nordstrom Tower; while uncertainties may remain about the design, it is clear that construction is speeding ahead. Photos were submitted by Andrew…

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SOM's Proposal for the Grand Central Re-zoning

Midtown East Re-Zoning Temporarily Moribund

Despite outgoing Mayor Bloomberg’s best efforts, the Midtown East re-zoning will not be passed this year; City Council members Dan Garodnick and Christine Quinn released a statement last night declaring their opposition to the proposed…

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217 West 57th Street

Construction Update: 217 West 57th Street

YIMBY reader Andrew sent in the above shot of 217 West 57th Street, where Extell’s Nordstrom Tower will soon rise. Equipment is positioned on-site, and the former Beethoven Pianos building is completely gone – demolition…

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