Articles by Michael Young

69 Adams Street Climbs Above Podium Levels in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Construction is rising on 69 Adams Street, a 26-story mixed-use building in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Fariba Makooi of Fischer + Makooi Architects and developed by The Rabsky Group, the 280-foot-tall structure will yield 258,200 square feet with 225 units ranging from studios to two-bedroom layouts as well as 102,078 square feet of ground-floor retail space with 60 feet of frontage, a 25-foot-long rear yard, and 61 parking spaces. Galaxy Developers is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Front Street to the north, Adams Street to the west, York Street to the south, and the elevated Manhattan Bridge roadway to the immediate east.

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58 Saint Marks Place Completes Construction in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Construction is complete on 58 Saint Marks Place, a 12-story residential building in Boerum HillBrooklyn. Designed by INC Architecture & Design with Issac & Stern as the architect of record and developed by Avdoo & Partners, the rectangular reinforced concrete structure yields 100 units in 45 unique floor plans. Homes range from studio through four-bedroom layouts. LIC Corporation served as the general contractor for the project, which spans nearly the full length of the block bound by Fourth Avenue to the east, St. Mark’s Place to the north, and Willie McDonald Way to the south.

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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church’s Exterior Nears Completion in Financial District, Manhattan

Work on the white marble and glass façade of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is bringing the long-awaited project closer to completion in the Financial District. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the reinforced concrete structure sits atop the eastern end of Liberty Park by the intersection of Greenwich and Liberty Streets. The ground floor rests on the elevated park space, which itself serves as the roof for the southern entrance and exit of the vehicle security center for the World Trade Center complex.

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30 West 39th Street’s Exterior Progress Continues in Midtown, Manhattan

Work is continuing on 30 West 39th Street, a 27-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 323-foot-tall structure will yield 330 guest rooms spread across 133,500 square feet. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just one block south of Bryant Park.

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Demolition, Excavation Continue for Extell’s Potential Supertall at 570 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition is progressing at 570 Fifth Avenue, the site of a potential supertall skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Developed by Extell, the tower could reach an architectural height of 1,100 feet tall with 78 stories in a 1,462,174-square-foot mixed-use hotel and residential scheme. As an office tower, the building would stand 860 feet tall with 47 stories and 1,543,759 square feet. 46/47 Owner LLC is the owner and ALBA Services is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 46th Street and Fifth Avenue.

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