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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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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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292 Fifth Avenue

Permits Filed: 292 Fifth Avenue

UPDATE: Per DDG, the firm involved at 292 Fifth Avenue is a different DDG, so the comparison to 100 Franklin Street and 345 Meatpacking is invalid. Fresh permits reveal a 20-story hotel and residential building is…

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Construction Update: 345 Meatpacking

Construction is wrapping up on 345 West 14th Street, which has been dubbed 345 Meatpacking by the developer and architect, DDG. The tower is a great addition to the neighborhood; its Kolumbia brick facade—from Denmark—compliments…

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