YIMBY Today: Perkins+Will Reveals 65-Story Luxury Residential Tower in Midtown South, More

12 East 37th Street12 East 37th Street, rendering by Perkins+Will via Scott |

12 East 37th Street [Curbed]: Renderings have been released of the Perkins+Will-designed 65-story, 700+ foot residential tower at 12 East 37th Street, in Midtown South. Nef — a Turkish firm — is the developer, and “five open-air gardens” are being incorporated within the design. A five-story building must first be demolished.

28 Liberty Street

28 Liberty Street, rendering by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill via Wall Street Journal

28 Liberty Street [Wall Street Journal]: Fosun International Ltd. has planned a $200 million renovation and overhaul of the 60-story, 2.2 million-square-foot building and plaza at 28 Liberty Street, in the Financial District. “More than 175,000 square feet of retail space below the plaza” is envisioned across three underground floors, and the plaza will be modernized.

493 11th Avenue [Curbed]: A city-owned 25,000 square-foot vacant lot at 493-495 11th Avenue, on the Far West Side, is being advertised as an affordable housing development site, and proposals are being requested. Officials estimate zoning allows for a building of “about 45 stories, hold[ing] about 300 units.”

250 South Street

250 South Street, image via Bowery Boogie

250 South Street [Bowery Boogie]: Extell Development has posted a rendering on-site at 250 South Street, in Two Bridges, where excavation is currently underway for a 71- and 15-story, 790-unit mixed-use development. In addition, completion is now anticipated by 2019.

44-26 Purves Street

44-26 Purves Street, image via The Court Square Blog

44-26 Purves Street [The Court Square Blog]: Renderings have been posted on-site at 44-26 – 44-30 Purves Street, in Long Island City, where Brause Realty is developing a 33-story, 27-unit mixed-use building measuring roughly 207,000 square feet. Excavation recently kicked off, and completion is expected in late 2017.

313 West 117th Street

313 West 117th Street, image via Harlem+Bespoke

313 West 117th Street [Harlem+Bespoke]: Renderings have been posted for a planned six-story, 10-unit residential building that will measure 9,854 square feet at the vacant lot 313 West 117th Street, in southern Harlem. Applications were originally filed in 2013, and Marin Architects is designing.

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