Hill West Architects

Demolition Work for 550-Foot-Tall Skyscraper at 570 Fulton Street Appears Stalled in Downtown Brooklyn

Demolition work has stalled at 570 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the site of a proposed 550-foot-tall skyscraper designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Slate Property Group. Scaffolding and blue netting still shroud the main façade of the existing building, and it appears that little progress has been made since YIMBY’s January visit. As planned, the new development would yield a mixture of market-rate apartments, affordable housing, retail, and small-scale office space.

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2686 Broadway on the Upper West Side

Permits Filed for 2686 Broadway on the Upper West Side

Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 2686 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Located between West 102nd Street and West 103rd Street, the interior lot is steps from the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train, and a short walk east to the 103rd Street station on Central Park West, serviced by the B and C trains. Developer Toll Brothers is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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27-10 44th Drive in Long Island City, Queens

Permits Filed for 27-10 44th Drive in Long Island City, Queens

Permits have been filed for a 20-story mixed-use building at 27-10 44th Drive in Long Island City, Queens. Located at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and 44th Drive, the corner lot is near several subway stations, including Court Square, serviced by the G and 7 trains; Court Square-23 Street, serviced by the E and M trains; and Queens Plaza, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Werwaiss & Co is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Seaport Residence’s Glass Curtain Continues Installation in Financial District

The glass façade of Seaport Residences, formally addressed as One Seaport, aka 161 Maiden Lane, is continuing to rise up the slender reinforced concrete superstructure in the Financial District. Most of the blue glass envelope on the eastern elevation is complete, though not much progress has occurred on the other sides of the skyscraper. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group LLC, the 200,000-square-foot, 60-story residential building will contain 80 units, sales of which will be handled by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. Ray Builders is the current contractor for the South Street Seaport-adjacent project, while Groves & Co is serving as the interior designer.


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