Last week, YIMBY was the first media outlet to be given a tour of the sales gallery and construction site of the 55-story skyscraper at 277 Fifth Avenue, in Nomad, Manhattan, a project which we have reported on extensively over the past several years. Designed by Rafael Viñoly, the high-rise is currently on its 46th floor, with only nine to go before topping-out occurs. After a nerve-racking elevator ride outside of the building, we stepped out to what is currently its highest floor, which already offers expansive views of the New York City skyline.
It’s been more than two years since we’ve heard any news about 456 Greenwich Street, a large eight-story hotel development that’s been inactive since the extant structures were demolished. The silence was broken Friday, December 22nd, when Caspi Development, Mactaggart Family & Partners, and Barone Management celebrated the official groundbreaking in Tribeca.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 396 South 5th Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is a block away from the Hewes Street Subway Station, occasionally serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Four blocks away is the Broadway Subway Station, serviced by the G train, which is one quick stop from the Metropolitan Avenue Subway Station, where one can transfer to the L train. BQBP Inc will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story private school at 1711 Coney Island Avenue, in Midwood, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Avenue M Subway Station, serviced by the Q trains. Joe Moinian will be at the helm for the project, according to The Real Deal. The developer was last in the news late November for intending to secure a $3 billion debt-and-equity package for his project at 3 Hudson Boulevard.
While retail is commonplace in New York City’s new developments, supermarkets are slightly more rare. Today, YIMBY has the scoop for a proposal to add the “Washington Avenue Food Market” to 35 Underhill Avenue, in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.