Construction Update

Birdseye view of 280 Ashland Place, rendering by Jonathan Rose Companies

Leasing Begins for 280 Ashland Place, Downtown Brooklyn

As YIMBY reported back in October, construction is nearly complete for the 12-story 280 Ashland Place, in the Downtown Cultural District of Brooklyn, and now, leasing has officially commenced. The project has been named Caesura, a term for the pause in the middle of a line of music poetry. Its next-door neighbor, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, gives the inspiration. Jonathan Rose Companies LLC is behind the building, which had previously gone by the address of 15 Lafayette Avenue.

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35 Hudson Yards, image by Visualhouse

Soon-To-Be Supertall 35 Hudson Yards Passes Halfway Point In Rise

Supertall office towers are nearing a dime a dozen in Hudson Yards, with 30 Hudson Yards already passing the 984-foot mark, and 1 Manhattan West, The Spiral, and 50 Hudson Yards set to eclipse it over the next few years. While most of the neighborhood’s residential towers have been a few steps behind their larger companions along 57th Street, the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed 35 Hudson Yards will be the first to pass the threshold. Now, the building has passed the halfway mark, and as its exterior installation has also progressed, the future icon is quickly gaining prominence on the Midtown West skyline.

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127 West 112th Street, image courtesy Tipster

Images Revealed for 127 West 112th Street, Harlem

An imaged displayed onsite at 127 West 112th Street has provided YIMBY with a good look at the future design. The seven-story structure will include large windows and nine balconies, and what will likely be a private terrace on the top floor. The material used will probably be brick, with the possibility of metal paneling for accents. Three trees will be planted outside the building. Karl Fischer is responsible for the design.

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217 West 57th Street, aka Central Park Tower, image via Extell

Extell’s Central Park Tower Gets Fresh Renderings, Nears Halfway Point at 217 West 57th Street

The last time YIMBY checked on progress at Extell’s Central Park Tower, rising at 217 West 57th Street, glass installation had just begun, and the building was several floors above its cantilever. Three months later, the supertall’s superstructure is pushing towards its halfway point, and stands over 700 feet above the streets below. New renderings for the project have also appeared alongside its partially-launched website, giving a better idea of interiors, as well as the nighttime lighting scheme.

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