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Jean Nouvel Presides Over 53 West 53rd Street’s Topping-Out, Views Show Rest of Billionaire’s Row Continues to Rise

It’s been five months since 53 West 53rd Street came within striking distance of its pinnacle. We can now report that the Midtown supertall has officially topped out at its highest habitable floor, which contains the upper portion of a $70 million duplex. In today’s post, we scope the views from the tower’s apex, and also have the latest from the tower’s architect, Jean Nouvel, who attended the topping-out celebration last week.

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460 Seneca Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 460 Seneca Avenue, Ridgewood, Queens

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 460 Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens. The site is five blocks away from Dekalb Avenue subway station in Bushwick, serviced by the L train, and eight blocks away from the Seneca Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train. Sal Mendolia is listed as responsible for the development.

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