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260 Kent Avenue beside the newly opened River Street, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Domino Redevelopment’s 42-Story 260 Kent Avenue Gets First Glass & Molecular-Inspired Facade

Glass is starting to rise at 260 Kent Avenue, and there’s something strangely pleasing about the new façade. The clean pre-cast concrete panels are shockingly white, and have deeply set back windows. The molecular pattern and forms of sugar crystals inspired the unusual design, as an homage to the Domino Sugar Factory that used to dominate the Williamsburg waterfront.

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3508 Tyron Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 3508 Tryon Avenue, Norwood, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 3508 Tryon Avenue in Norwoodn, The Bronx. The site is six blocks away from Harlem Metro North’s Williamsbridge train station. Nine blocks away is the Woodlawn train station, end of the line for the 4 trains, and ten blocks away is the 205th street subway station, end of the line for the D train. Peter Persaud is listed as responsible for the development.

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Waterline Square. Three Waterline Square at left, One Waterline Square at center, and Two Waterline Square at right. Rendering by Noë Associates with The Boundary.

Facade Work Wraps For Waterline Square On The Upper West Side

Waterline Square’s trio of towers are finally looking like their renderings. Aside from the construction hoist and a few odd windows, each building has its façade fully installed from the ground up. Once complete, the nearly 1,200-unit project will span five acres, and is being marketed as an effective mini-neighborhood enclave within the Upper West Side, with its own open park and retail market. GID Development Group is responsible for the project.

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