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Work Nearing Completion for 570 Broome Street in Hudson Square

570 Broome Street is one of several new projects rising within the Hudson Square district west of Soho. The 25-story building is designed by Builtd while Skidmore Owings & Merrill designed the lobby and interiors. Murat Agirnasli and Partners are the developers. It is set to yield 54 condominiums that look towards the Lower Manhattan skyline and the Hudson River. Work on the outside is nearing completion while interior progress is also making headway.

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COOKFOX-Designed 25 Park Row Has Reached its Pinnacle Atop the Financial District

At the time of YIMBY’s last update on the 702-foot-tall and 50-story 25 Park Row, the tower was climbing to the final floor of its crown. Now, the 29th-tallest skyscraper currently under construction in the Five Boroughs has topped-out over City Hall Park and the Financial District, making a noticeable impact on the Lower Manhattan skyline when looking east from Broadway and City Hall Park. The building will include 110 condominiums and is being designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by L&M Development Partners, as well as the J&R Music Store founders. It took less than a year for this tower to rise to its pinnacle, while the glass and facade panels are continuing to rise into the sky.

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Renderings Revealed for 185 Broadway, SL Green’s 31-Story Residential Tower Coming to The Financial District

New renderings have been revealed for 185 Broadway, which is imminently set to rise in Lower Manhattan. Designed by FX Collaborative Architects and developed by SL Green, the 31-story, 260,000 square foot, mixed-use and partially affordable building has had its site prep completed, as demolition of three previously extant low-rise structures at 183 Broadway, 187 Broadway, and 5-7 Dey Street has fully wrapped. Necessary air rights and financing to begin construction have also been obtained, and work is anticipated to start in the first quarter of 2019.

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YIMBY’s “30 Tallest” Countdown to 2019 Begins With Update on 670-Foot-Tall Seaport Residences, in Lower Manhattan

In the lead-up to 2019, YIMBY will be checking in on each of the Five Borough’s 30 tallest towers currently under construction. Standing at the bottom of the list is One Seaport, aka 161 Maiden Lane, which is a notable presence on the Lower Manhattan skyline when seen from the Brooklyn Bridge, or any view facing west towards the Seaport District. The slender new 60-story and 670-foot-tall residential skyscraper recently topped-out, and curtain wall installation is making substantial headway. Spanning 200,000 square feet, the project is being designed by Hill West Architects, developed by Fortis Property Group, LLC and constructed by Pizzarotti LLC. The interiors are being designed by Groves & Co. Sales and marketing are being carried out by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing.

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420 Kent Avenue’s 857 New Apartments Nearing Full Completion Along Williamsburg’s East River Waterfront

420 Kent Avenue‘s triplet of glass-covered residential towers rising next to each other along the East River waterfront in Williamsburg are nearing completion, with facade installation nearly finished. Designed by ODA New York and developed by Spitzer Enterprises, recent photos by YIMBY followers show the site’s substantial progress. The development is located to the south of the Williamsburg Bridge, along Kent Avenue between Broadway and South 9th Street.

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