Demolition preparations are underway at 45-03 23rd Street in Hunters Point, Queens, the site of a 544-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper. Designed by Fogarty Finger and developed by Charney Companies and Tavros Capital under the Court Square 45th Avenue LLC, the 50-story tower will contain condominiums as well as commercial and community space.
FXCollaborative has updated design proposals for a new residential tower and partial expansion of the historic Brooklyn Music School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at 130 Saint Felix Street, the most notable changes in the architect’s proposals include a new structural height of 265 feet, down from 285 feet, and a series of setback terrace levels toward the top of the building. The proposal was approved at a Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) meeting on August 4th.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 335 West 39th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by Jonah Kriger under the 335 West 39th Street Realty Company and currently houses a four-story commercial building with three units. It appears Penn Plaza Consultants is also involved in the partnership. The 43-foot-tall structure was built in 1910.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 781 Fountain Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Old Mill Road and Flatlands Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. Yehuda Vaknin under the 781 Fountain Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is progressing swiftly on TF Cornerstone‘s two-tower Hunters Point South development in Hunters Point, Queens. Construction recently topped out on 52-41 Center Boulevard, a 46-story, 475-foot-tall residential building, the shorter of the two structures. The taller, 587-foot-tall sibling is rising just to the north at 52-03 Center Boulevard and will eventually top out at 56 stories. Both are designed by ODA Architecture with SLCE Architects as the architect of record.