Work is moving along on Thomas Heatherwick’s 2.4-acre Chelsea park at Pier 55, aka Little Island, as more trees and greenery are being planted at the elevated waterfront park. The project is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), and MNLA is designing the landscaping, which was conceived to resemble a leaf floating on water.
A consortium of state agencies has confirmed commencement of the Bayfront Redevelopment Plan in Jersey City, purportedly the largest-ever mixed-income development in the Tri-State Area. The multi-phase project will eventually comprise 8,000 apartments with support from Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, and the city’s Departments of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 62-22 61st Street in Ridgewood, Queens. Located between Metropolitan Avenue and Bleecker Street, the interior lot is also known as 62-67 60th Place. The site is within walking distance of Fresh Pond Road subway station, serviced by the M train. Cheskie Weiss under the 60th Units LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1544 Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road, the interior lot is a short walk to the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Chaim Fishman under the 1544 BRK LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
In an exclusive reveal, YIMBY is pleased to share new renderings of a 24-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Brooklyn designed by SLCE Architects and Fogarty Finger. Located at 141 Willoughby Street, the building was originally expected to support a mix of ground-floor retail, student housing, office space, and residential units. It was also speculated that the building could climb as high as 44 stories with approximately 310,000 buildable square feet. However, the latest pair of renderings appear to reveal a dedicated commercial tower with office suites positioned above the second floor.