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Thomas Heatherwick’s Little Island Prepares for Spring Opening at Pier 55 in Chelsea, Manhattan

Work is nearing completion on Little Island, a 2.4-acre park over the Hudson River at Pier 55 in Chelsea. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick with landscape design by MNLA, and managed by the Hudson River Park Trust, the whimsical park is perched atop an undulating array of funnel-shaped concrete pods, with the aim of evoking the image of a leaf floating on water.

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Kohn Pedersen Fox’s Brooklyn Point Nears Full Completion in Downtown Brooklyn

Work is nearing completion on Brooklyn Point, the borough’s tallest skyscraper at 720 feet and number 19 on our countdown of the tallest construction projects underway in the city. Developed by Extell and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the 68-story residential tower is part of the City Point complex in Downtown Brooklyn and is formally addressed as 1 City Point and 138 Willoughby Street. The property will contain 458 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with interior design by Katherine Newman. Ryan Serhant and his newly established brokerage, SERHANT, will handle sales for the homes, which will range from $850,000 to nearly $4 million.

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Brooklyn Point’s Exterior Work Reaches Final Stages in Downtown Brooklyn

Exterior work is wrapping up on Extell‘s Brooklyn Point, a 68-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 1 City Point and 138 Willoughby Street, the 720-foot-tall tower currently stands as the tallest building in the borough. The project, which is the third and final component in the City Point complex, is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, and will yield 458 units with interior design by Katherine Newman. Homes range from studios to three-bedroom layouts with pricing from $850,000 to nearly $4 million.

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More Trees and Shrubbery Planted on Thomas Heatherwick’s ‘Little Island’ at Pier 55 in Chelsea

Landscaping work is continuing on Little Island, Thomas Heatherwick‘s 2.4-acre Hudson River park at Pier 55 in Chelsea. More trees and greenery have been delivered and planted across the undulating mass of reinforced concrete and steel. The project, which was conceived to resemble a leaf floating on water, is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), with landscape design by MNLA.

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