Five buildings have now been demolished at 75-83 Nassau Street, just a block away from the Fulton Street transportation hub in the center of the Financial District. The activity will make way for Lexin Capital’s proposed 40-story residential skyscraper designed by ODA. New building permits are still awaiting approval, but recent activity on site suggests increasing momentum toward actual construction.
Demolition permits have been filed by Nexus Development a two-story building at 171 Chrystie Street, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Its dismantlement is considered an emergency due to damage inflicted nearly two weeks ago from what’s being described as a concrete blowout. Next door, a ten-story building by the same developer and ODA Architecture is already under construction, at 173 Chrystie Street.
Construction has topped out for the 11-story condominium building at 22-18 Jackson Avenue, in Hunters Point, Queens. The complex will bring 182 new condominiums to the neighborhood, ranging in price from $660,000 to over $2.5 million.
Permits were filed back in July of 2016 for a new hotel at 1548 Bedford Avenue, in Crown Height, Brooklyn. Though construction has not yet started, new renderings by ODA have revealed a daring, low-slung arched building adorned with a dark concrete façade. The hotel is located just two blocks away from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains. The Botanic Garden subway station is one block further, serviced by the Shuttle trains.
Permits have been filed for a 46-story mixed-use high rise along Queens’ East River waterfront, overlooking Manhattan. The structure will rise at 52-41 Center Boulevard, in the Hunters Point neighborhood. The project is part of TF Cornerstone’s Hunters Point South Towers, and will be the shorter of two new skyscrapers.