There are few places better than Central Park to truly appreciate the scale of New York City. The cliff-like transition from Midtown to Olmsted’s masterpiece is part of what attracts people to the city, and it’s only getting more dramatic. Today YIMBY has a fresh rendering by Jose Hernandez, based on a photograph by Andrew Campbell Nelson from the Met’s Rooftop Garden, which reveals exactly how the skyline is expected to change through 2022 and currently appears in an exhibit at The Skyscraper Museum, in Lower Manhattan.
New permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 239 Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. While it is near a few bus lines, the site is fourteen blocks away from the nearest subway station, Myrtle Avenue, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. C trains are a sixteen-block commute. UK-based Bluestone Group is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 36-25 172nd Street in Murray Hill, Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Auburndale train station, serviced by LIRR. Xuemei Yi is listed as behind the applications.
New renderings are out for the Brooklyn Navy Yard development, consisting of a $2.5 billion urban manufacturing center. Once complete, the entire project will create around 5.1 million square feet for middle-class manufacturing companies. The mission-based non-profit Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation is responsible for the plans.
New permits have been filed for a 52-story residential building at 555 West 38th Street in the Hudson Yards district of Manhattan. While the site is across the street from the Jacob Javits Convention center, it is not immediately next to Related’s mega-development, being five blocks away from 55 Hudson Yards. Rockrose will be responsible for the development.