For a third time, DXA Studio approached the Landmark Preservation Commission with a proposed design for 827-831 Broadway, a landmarked building in the Union Square area. The latest design is a large departure from the faceted glass of previous proposals. Several major alterations have occurred to drastically change the entire project to appease the LPC, ultimately leading to approval this past Tuesday.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story hotel at 38-39 9th Street, in Long Island City, Queens. The site is seven blocks away from the 21st Street-Queensbridge subway station, serviced by the F trains and the first stop in Queens. Hotel mogul Sam Chang will be responsible for the development.
New renderings have arrived for 599 Courtlandt Avenue, a four-story, mixed-use building coming to The South Bronx. Designed by Urban Architectural Initiatives (UAI), the structure will contain 5,650 square feet of residential area with an additional 750 square feet of ground floor retail.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1270 New York Avenue, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is five blocks away from the Newkirk Avenue/Nostrand Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains, one stop away from the end of the line at Flatbush Avenue. Yitzchok Katz is listed as behind the applications.
It’s been over five years since groundbreaking occurred for the Hudson Yards mega-development. Today, phase one appears all but complete, and is increasingly hard to miss on the overall Manhattan skyline. Stretching over 26 acres and costing $25 billion, the full site will become the largest planned development in the country’s history.