The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) has officially broken ground on the two-story replacement for their Greenpoint branch, at 107 Norman Avenue. The innovative new space touts environmental sensibility integrated directly into the educational center, and is poised to receive LEED-Gold Certification.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
An anonymous LLC has filed permits for an eight-story residential building in Harlem. The location will be about a block away from the 135th Street Station on Malcolm X Boulevard, serviced by the 2 and 3 trains, right next to Harlem’s NYC Health + Hospital facilities. The 135th Street Station on Saint Nicholas Avenue is two blocks farther, serviced by the A, B, and C trains.
Permits have been filed for two residential buildings at 82-12 and 82-14 31st Avenue, in Jackson Heights, Queens. The project will be a twenty-five minute walk to the nearest two stations, the Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights Subway Station, serviced by the E, F, M, R trains, and the 82nd Street Station, serviced by the 7 trains. Earth and Planet Realty is developing.
TF Cornerstone’s new Hunters Point South Towers are finally getting ready to rise. The developer acquired the site back in 2013, and there have been major alterations to initial plans, including a substantial height increase for the two towers, designed by ODA Architecture.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a new three-story commercial building at 1 Park Row, in the Financial District. The site is in a prime location for retail, with proximity to the Fulton Street Station, the World Trade Center’s Oculus transit hub, as well as several other subway stops for just about every subway line that runs through Manhattan. The site is right on the southern tip of Steven Flanders Square, home to City Hall.