It was just a month ago that YIMBY reported on progress on One Vanderbilt, the first supertall to result from the rezoning of Midtown East. The tower had reached the milestone of finally surpassing its massive cantilevering base, revealing its full width to pedestrians. Today, we have a look at photographs from inside the site by Max Touhey.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story commercial building at 25-41 Borden Avenue, in Hunters Point, Queens. The site is just a few blocks away from a rail yard that functionally separates the area from the rest of the neighborhood. The Hunters Point Avenue subway station is five blocks away, serviced by the 7 train. Eight blocks away is the 21st Street Subway Station, serviced by the G trains. The site is right by the Newtown Creek, which marks Queens’ border with Brooklyn. An anonymous LLC is behind the applications.
The Park Avenue corridor north of Grand Central is about to sprout yet another major new addition. 432 Park Avenue opened as the tallest residential tower in the country earlier this decade. 425 Park Avenue is currently under construction, and will soon become an 892-foot tall office building. And now, 270 Park is set for demolition and rebirth as a supertall, stretching to an eventual pinnacle 1,200 feet above street level.
Last week, YIMBY was taken on a tour of 175 Greenwich Street, aka 3 World Trade Center, visiting the rooftop, the terrace, and the lobby. The building, located in the heart of the Financial District, has made incredible progress, with the façade now complete save for windows connected to the exterior hoist. Interior work is also approaching the finish line.
Permits have been filed for a two-story commercial building at 1968 2nd Avenue, in East Harlem, Manhattan. The site is three blocks away from the 103rd Street Subway Station, serviced by the 4 and 6 trains. Five blocks to the south is the 96th Street Subway Station, serviced by the Q trains. An anonymous LLC is listed as responsible for the development.