669 St Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits Filed for 669 St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 669 St. Marks Avenue, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Rogers and Nostrand Avenues, the interior site is a merger with the lot at 673 St. Marks Avenue. Nearby transit access includes the Nostrand Avenue LIRR train stop that is four blocks north of the proposed development, and the A and C trains at the Nostrand Avenue subway station six blocks north of the project. Massimo Cocco of Masmark LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ New Morningside Heights Skyscraper Revealed at 100 Claremont Avenue

The Union Theological Seminary is working to sell air rights to Lendlease and L+M Development Partners to create a 42-story tower in Morningside Heights. Robert A. M. Stern Architects is designing the new mixed-use building, which will stand 466 feet to its pinnacle, easily making it the tallest in the neighborhood. The project is part of a $125 million rehabilitation initiative which will also include much needed renovations to the Seminary’s 119-year old campus.

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Virgin Hotel at 1225 Broadway Close To Topping Out Above NoMad

Located at 1225 Broadway between West 29th Street and West 30th Street and between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, a new Virgin Hotel is set to rise 476 feet above NoMad. The project will have nearly 300,000 square feet of space, with 460 hotel rooms and 90,000 square feet of retail in the tower’s podium. The building is being designed by VOA Associates and developed by the Lam Group. Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group is in charge of the 38-story hotel management.

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