Exterior work is now fully complete at 25 Park Row, a 702-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in the Financial District, and what had been an active project on YIMBY’s annual December countdown list the past few years. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by J&R Music World’s Friedman family and L+M Development Partners, the 50-story reinforced concrete structure contains a total of 110 residences. YIMBY recently spoke with L+M’s Tell Metzger about the rise of the new tower, the evolution of the surrounding neighborhood, and the changing styles of contemporary residential high-rise design.
A large-scale redevelopment project in Downtown Jersey City could soon begin construction following preliminary approvals from the Jersey City Council. The project is referred to as the Laurel-Saddlewood Redevelopment Plan and will replace two derelict townhouse courts with market-rate and affordable housing, a new public school, community facilities, and retail space.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1038 Woodycrest Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Located between West 164th and West 165th Streets, the interior lot is closest to the 167th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Shimshon Grunstein of AFS Systems Inc is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 308 Linden Boulevard in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Nostrand Avenue and New York Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. David Halberstam under the 308 Linden Boulevard LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 87-34 124th Street in Richmond Hill, Queens. Located between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue, the interior lot is two blocks from the 121st Street/Jamaica Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Garwant Singh is listed as the owner behind the applications.