New York

YIMBY Takes in the Rising Skyline From Atop 53 West 53rd Street, in Midtown

YIMBY recently went on a hard hat tour of the upper floors of Jean Nouvel’s 53 West 53rd Street residential skyscraper. The uniquely tapered diagrid structure is topped out at 1,050 feet with the façade almost entirely installed. The supertall is being developed by Hines, while SLCE Architects and Adamson Associates are the architects of record. The condominiums are being marketed by Corcoran Sunshine.

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Excavation Begins at 199 Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side

Excavation is beginning at 199 Chrystie Street for what will become a 14-story, 39,188 square-foot condominium tower with full-floor residences. R. Wade Johnson Design is listed as the architect of record for the the development, which is located on the Lower East Side near the corner of Chrystie Street and Stanton Street. KD Sagamore Capital is the owner and developer, and purchased the property for $20 million. The site was previously occupied by two buildings, 199 and 201 Chrystie Street, whose demolition was completed earlier this year.

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169 Beach 115th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens

Permits Filed for 169 Beach 115th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens

Permits have been filed for a seven-story apartment building at 169 Beach 115th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Ocean Promenade and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, the interior lot is one block south of the Rockaway Park-Beach 116 Street subway station, serviced by the A and S trains. Matthew Safos of Shelter Realty Corp is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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