A new studio space for the 92nd Street Y (92Y) is opening in 180 East 88th Street, DDG’s completed 47-unit tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Located in the ground-floor retail section facing Third Avenue, the space will host cultural programming and arts classes as part of Joe McMillan’s DDG and Global Holdings‘ philanthropic support for culture and social justice in New York City.
Permits have been filed for a 22-story, mixed-use two-tower development at 395 Carroll Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between Bond Street and Nevins Avenue, the lot is adjacent to the Gowanus Canal. The R train at the Union Street subway station and the F and G trains at the Carroll Street station are within walking distance of the site. Rafael Rabinowitz of Galaxy Developers LLC is listed as the owner behind the permit, which was filed as one building with two separate towers and a combined six-story podium.
At number 20 on our year-end countdown is a pair of mixed-use residential skyscrapers at 495 Eleventh Avenue in Midtown West, Manhattan. Designed by FXCollaborative with Gene Kaufman Architects as the architect of record, the 589,842-square-foot project consists of a 680-foot-tall, 57-story edifice paired with a slightly shorter 653-foot-tall, 56-story sibling that will rise along Eleventh Avenue between West 39th and West 40th Streets, next to the Jakob K. Javits Center. NYC Economic Development Corporation is listed as the owner behind the applications that were filed back in late October.
New renderings from S. Wieder Architect are the first to reveal a 16-story mixed-use building at 35 Fourth Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The building will comprise just over 132,000 square feet with a mix of rental apartments, retail space, a community facility, and a parking garage.
At number 21 on our year-end countdown is 12 West 57th Street, a 672-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill and developed by Sheldon Solow of Solow Management Corp., who filed permits for the proposal in 2019, the tower will rise along Billionaires’ Row between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and West 56th and 57th Streets. Before construction can break ground, the remaining two structures occupying the plot from 10 to 20 West 57th Street must first be demolished.