Handel Architects

Journal Squared’s Second and Tallest Tower Tops Out in Jersey City

Construction has topped out on 537 Summit Avenue, the second and tallest building in the three-tower Journal Squared complex in Jersey City. Despite its location across the Hudson River from New York, the 754-foot-tall reinforced concrete skyscraper’s prominent height earns it inclusion at the number-24 spot in YIMBY’s countdown of the tallest current projects in the city. Designed by HWKN/Hollwich Kushner and Handel Architects and developed by Kushner Real Estate Group, the tower stands dominantly over its shorter 563-foot-tall, 53-story sibling.

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Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, Passes the Halfway Mark in Long Island City

Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, is the 25th building on our annual countdown of the tallest projects underway in New York. Construction has passed the halfway point on the 755-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which is located at 27-29 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City. Meanwhile, the curved reflective glass curtain wall is rapidly ascending the 67-story reinforced concrete superstructure. Handel Architects is the designer and The Durst Organization is the developer of the project, which is also addressed as 29-37 41st AvenueSelldorf Architects is the interior designer.

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Rendering of 615 and 595 Dean Street. Credit: MOSO Studio

New Renderings Unveiled for TFC’s 615 and 595 Dean Street in Brooklyn’s Pacific Park

Yesterday TF Cornerstone revealed new renderings for 615 and 595 Dean Street, images depicting how 800 residential units, 72,600 square feet of public open space, and ground-floor retail will come together as part of the Pacific Park complex in Prospect Heights. Designed by Handel Architects, 615 and 595 Dean Street will also include 455 underground parking spaces and a Chelsea Piers Field House, the first in Brooklyn.

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460 Main Street’s Curtain Wall Reaching Upper Floors on Roosevelt Island

Installation of the glass and brick curtain wall of 460 Main Street, aka Riverwalk 8, is nearing completion on Roosevelt Island. The 21-story, 341-unit building is designed by Handel Architects and is being developed as a joint venture between Related Companies and Hudson Companies. This will be the eighth component in the nine-building Riverwalk rental complex.

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