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Historic photo of 1 Wall Street.

Conversion of 51-Story One Wall Street Makes Headway As Work Progresses for The Financial District’s First Whole Foods

One Wall Street is in the midst of a huge $1.5 billion makeover as the 51-story Art Deco gem is converted from office use into 566 residential units, topped with a triplex that may fetch $40 million. At street level, significant activity can be seen, as parts of the facade have been removed to make way for the retail section in the building that will bring a Whole Foods to the Financial District.

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555 West 38th Street, via Google Maps

Rockrose Files Permits for 52-Story Tower at 555 West 38th Street in Hudson Yards

New permits have been filed for a 52-story residential building at 555 West 38th Street in the Hudson Yards district of Manhattan. While the site is across the street from the Jacob Javits Convention center, it is not immediately next to Related’s mega-development, being five blocks away from 55 Hudson Yards. Rockrose will be responsible for the development.

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Brooklyn Point

Brooklyn Point’s Facade Begins Rising as Superstructure Nears Halfway Mark in Downtown Brooklyn

The soon-to-be tallest skyscraper in Brooklyn is now on the verge of truly towering heights. Since YIMBY last visited Brooklyn Point, the concrete has risen 20 additional floors above street level. The installation of several segments of the façade has added another new element, offering a glimpse at the glass and white paneling soon to dominate the borough’s skyline, at least until 9 DeKalb’s imminent rise nearby. Extell is responsible for the development.

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2016 Arthur Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 2016 Arthur Avenue, Tremont, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a new nine-story residential complex at 2016 Arthur Avenue in The Bronx’s Tremont neighborhood. The site is eight blocks away from the Tremont train station, serviced by Metro North. Jeff Fox of Foxy Management is responsible for the development, and the firm purchased the lot for $4 million earlier this year.

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