The Durst Organization has released the first renderings of a new public outdoor space at the base of Sven, the developer’s latest residential skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. The half-acre space will debut as Sven Park and offers a new playground, dog runs, workout and parkour facilities, ping-pong tables, swinging benches, and stationary seating.
Construction is wrapping up on Park House, an eight-story residential building at 500 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea. Alternately addressed as 197 Tenth Avenue, the 33,662-square-foot structure is designed by Annabelle Selldorf of Selldorf Architects for Brantwood Capital and will yield ten residential units atop 1,959 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and a main lobby along West 22nd Street. Compass is handling sales and marketing for the homes, which range from one- to four-bedroom units and two duplex penthouses, with pricing from $2.65 million to $12 million. Foundations Group is the general contractor for the building, which is located at the intersection of Tenth Avenue and West 22nd Street, a short distance from the High Line.
The Durst Organization has launched leasing for Sven, a new 762-foot-tall residential tower in Long Island City. The property is located at 29-37 41st Avenue and is currently the second-tallest completed structure in Queens.
Construction is now complete on Sven, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Also known as Queens Plaza Park, the 67-story tower is designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization and will yield a total of 958 rental units with interiors designed by Selldorf Architects. Three hundred units are set aside as affordable housing. Hunter Roberts is the general contractor and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering administered the mechanical systems for the project, which is bound by Northern Boulevard to the east, Queens Plaza North and Dutch Kills Green to the south, and 41st Avenue to the west.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals to replace a deteriorating low-rise property at 182-186 Spring Street with a new seven-story mixed-use building. The existing property is located in the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District, a newly designated district in the South Village section of Manhattan, and will require a Certificate of Appropriateness from the LPC before construction can break ground.