Flying under the radar for some time, excavation work on 159 Broadway Avenue is beginning to make some progress in Williamsburg. Today, YIMBY also has the first rendering for the impressively-scoped project, thanks to the construction fencing. Situated across from Peter Luger Steakhouse and immediately south of the Williamsburg Bridge, the site sits adjacent to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The 144-year old landmarked, domed structure will soon be surpassed by its future 133,340 square foot, 277-foot tall neighbor. This upcoming tower is set to become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood. It is being designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and is being developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 626 Hinsdale Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between New Lots Avenue and Linden Boulevard, the lot is two city blocks east of the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Leslie Grant, owner of Rainbow Car Service, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work on 77 Greenwich Street is progressing rapidly. The imminently 500-foot tall and 42-story building is quickly rising above its podium, and has already reached its tenth floor. The FXCollaborative-designed tower will house 90 residential units beginning 150 feet above the streets down below. Interiors are being designed by Deborah Berke Partners. Trinity Place Holdings is the developer of the site, which sits on the western side of the Financial District.
Set to rise at the northern corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, 520 Fifth Avenue is likely to be the first skyscraper along Fifth Avenue to top the 900-foot mark. The project will rise in the heart of Midtown, one street away from the eastern end of Bryant Park. The glass-enclosed tower will have 76 floors and stand 920 feet to its pinnacle. Handel Architects is the architect, and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties will be developing in conjunction with SMI USA.
Permits have been filed for a 74-foot tall apartment building at 140 Hillside Avenue, in Inwood, Manhattan. Located off Sickles Street, the lot is near the north end of Harlem River Park. Nearest transit options are four city blocks away at the Dyckman Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Aron Klein of Read Property is listed as the owner behind the applications.