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Upper East Side


180 East 88th Street

180 East 88th Street To Become New York City’s Tallest Skyscraper Above 72nd Street

Back in February, YIMBY revealed the first renderings of DDG’s new tower coming to 180 East 88th Street. Now, YIMBY has also learned that the project’s 521-foot height (it has seen a bump from 469 feet) will make it the tallest building north of 72nd Street. A tipster has also sent along demolition photos, which show the old tenements that formerly occupied the site have now been cleared to make way for the 31-story building.

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227 East 67th Street

First Look: 227 East 67th Street

East 67th Street between Second and Third Avenues is a bit of an architectural odd duck, with everything from brownstones and tenements to the Fox Television Center building and modern historicist townhouses. Now, the street is getting another style added…

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1562 Second Avenue

Permits Filed: 1562 Second Avenue

Amidst rounds of permits for projects from the distant future come filings for a building where construction is actually around the corner, at 1562 Second Avenue, on the northeast corner of 81st Street. YIMBY revealed…

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222 East 81st Street, rendering by Isaac & Stern

Revealed: 222 East 81st Street

New York City has been undergoing somewhat of a pre-war revival in recent years. While there’s no shortage of new glassy fishbowls, they’re now being joined by historicist structures with stone façades, perhaps sparked by the success…

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1558 Third Avenue, image from Google Maps

Permits Filed: 1558 Third Avenue

In the past, DDG’s projects have all been on or below 14th Street, but the integrated design-and-development firm has finally moved uptown: today their architects filed permits for a tower at 1558 Third Avenue, on the…

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