Construction Update


The Sunnyside hero shot, image courtesy Curbcut Queens Boulevard

Renderings Revealed for Regal-Retail Complex at 38-01 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens

Construction is imminent on a new twelve-story mixed-use building at 38-01 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens, and today YIMBY has the first renderings for the project. SBLM Architects is responsible for designing the building, dubbed The Sunnyside. The façade has a mix of curtain wall and steel paneling throughout, employing a blend of various architectural styles.

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The XI, rendering from TheXI.com

New Renderings Revealed for The XI As First Tower Tops Out At 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea

The newest Bjarke Ingels Group-designed project has now partially topped out. The taller 36-story component of the XI, at 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea, has reached this milestone when just seven months ago, it was merely two stories high. With only a few months in between YIMBY’s visits, the enormous scale of the new building is quite shocking, as it rose incredibly quickly. The theatric nature of the twisting concrete sculpture certainly catches the attention of visitors from the High Line park, where many tourists are already snapping photographs. HFZ Capital Group is responsible for the development.

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53 West 53rd Street, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

53 West 53rd Street Reaches Full Pinnacle 1,050 Feet Above Street Level, Officially Tops-Out

One of the most highly anticipated skyscrapers in Manhattan’s history has finally reached its peak architectural height. Two American flags have been fastened to the top of the tower in Midtown, announcing that the full topping-out has now occurred. This differs from the mid-June topping out event that architect Jean Nouvel attended, since that was to celebrate construction reaching the peak habitable height. Hines is responsible for the development.

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1 Flatbush, rendering by Citi Habitats New Developments

Exclusive Renderings Revealed for 1 Flatbush Avenue, Downtown Brooklyn

Today, YIMBY has the exclusive first look at renderings of 1 Flatbush Avenue’s interiors and exteriors. The structure, triangularly shaped at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street, will be adding new rental apartments to Downtown Brooklyn, 20% of which will let at affordable rates. Slate Property Group and Meadow Partners are responsible for the development.

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