Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 540 Graham Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Broome Street and Engert Avenue, the lot is near the Nassau Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Gilad Tamir of Greenline Real Estate LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 71-63 161st Street in Pomonok, Queens. Located between 71st and 72nd Avenues, the lot is closest to the Parsons Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Rong Chen under the WTR 528 Home LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The 17th-tallest building on our year-end countdown is 415 Madison Avenue, a 40-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by 415 Madison Avenue LLC, the 605-foot-tall tower will yield 343,100 square feet of office space, a 350-square-foot ground-floor retail pavilion, and a 2,400-square-foot open-air public concourse. The project is being constructed in compliance with the East Midtown sub-district regulations, with air rights purchased from the landmarked St. Bartholomew’s Church along Park Avenue. PAL Environmental Services is the general contractor and Rudin Management is the owner of the property, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 48th Street.
Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have completed Eagle + West, a 745-unit high-rise complex designed by international design studio OMA. Located at 1 Eagle Street within the Greenpoint Landing mega-development, the complex features a pair of cantilevered towers that sit 30 and 40 stories above the Greenpoint waterfront in Brooklyn.
A new recreational space in Hudson River Park will include play elements inspired by marine science to teach children about the local ecology. The 4,000-square-foot space on Pier 26 at North Moore Street is being developed by the Hudson River Park Trust, who broke ground on the space yesterday. Designed by OLIN, the interactive sculptural elements are inspired by wildlife and the Hudson River habitat and will also serve as an outdoor extension of the environmental programming planned for the future Hudson River Estuarium.