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Greenpoint


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Drawings Posted for 44 Kent Street in Greenpoint

YIMBY found this schematic on the fence at 44 Kent Street near the waterfront in Greenpoint, where construction recently began on a six-story building. It will rise 70 feet into the air on an empty, block-long lot on West Street between Kent and Greenpoint Avenue, a few hundred feet from the East River.

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160 west street greenpoint rendering

Revealed: Condos at 160 West Street in Greenpoint

YIMBY has the first look at a boxy six-story condo development in the works for a big vacant lot at 160 West Street, near the waterfront in Greenpoint. Permits filed in September promise 13 apartments spread across 16,198 square feet of residential space, but the developer, Saddle Rock Equities, claims the project will have 14 units split between 20,000 square feet.

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498 Leonard Street

Revealed: 498 Leonard Street, Greenpoint

Earlier today, we posted a photo of the rendering on the construction fence at 499 Leonard Street, an 18-unit apartment building under construction in Greenpoint. Now, we’ve got a picture of another construction fence rendering…

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499 Leonard Street

Revealed: 499 Leonard Street, Greenpoint

In September 2013, an application was submitted for an 18-unit apartment building in Greenpoint, at 499 Leonard Street – a through-block property that extends from Manhattan Avenue to Leonard Street, mid-block between Driggs and Engert. The…

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30 India Street

Permits Filed: 30 India Street, Greenpoint

The Greenpoint waterfront is set to boom with residential towers, from Greenpoint Landing in the north down West Street to the Bushwick Inlet that marks the border between Greenpoint and Williamsburg. The zoning inland doesn’t…

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79 Quay Street, rendering via Cayuga Capital

Revealed: 79 Quay Street

When New York City developers buy warehouses and other industrial buildings that are zoned for residential use, the first thing they’ll generally do – unless they’re landmarked or need some sort of city permission –…

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77 Commercial Street

Demolition Imminent: 77 Commercial Street

In December of last year, Greenpoint councilman Steve Levin gave 77 Commercial Street the all-important local thumbs-up, and the rest of City Council followed suit, voting to approve the project. Two towers are planned for the site…

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One Wall Street

YIMBY Today

1 Wall Street [Curbed]: One Wall Street’s conversion to residential is apparently imminent, as Harry Macklowe and other investors purchased the FiDi building for $585 million. Macklowe has not disclosed plans for the Ralph Walker-designed tower, but…

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341 Canal Street

YIMBY Today

341 Canal Street [Curbed]: The Landmarks Preservation Commission gave approval to a “Gene Kaufman-designed six-story retail and residential building” at 341 Canal Street in SoHo. The site has remained vacant for years for financial reasons, but…

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77 Commercial Street

First Glimpse: 77 Commercial Street

Activity is about to begin booming along the Greenpoint waterfront, and the latest project to go public is 77 Commercial Street, which will contain two residential towers rising 331 and 429 feet. The buildings will…

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