More than half a million revelers from around the city and across the world gathered at Rockefeller Center’s iconic plaza yesterday, braving cold temperatures to watch the annual Christmas Tree Lighting extravaganza. New York YIMBY captured the iconic New York celebration, which is currently in its 87th year. Jerry Speyer and Rob Speyer of Tishman Speyer, along with Mayor Bill DeBlasio, lit up the iconic tree just before 10:00pm last night.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 2913 Snyder Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Rogers Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, the lot is two blocks south of the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Mordechai Schwimmer under the Snyder Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 31 Bleecker Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Bushwick Avenue and Evergreen Avenue, the lot is near the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Bleecker 125 Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is continuing on the pilings for 601 West 29th Street, the site of a 695-foot-tall residential skyscraper and the 28th tallest building currently under construction in New York City. Located at the corner of West 29th Street and Eleventh Avenue on the border of Hudson Yards and the rising High Line-adjacent developments of West Chelsea, the project is designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Douglaston Development. The 58-story structure is also known as Tower A in a two-building development on the rectangular parcel.
J Frank Associates has released preliminary renderings of a recently approved residential development in Astoria, Queens. The seven-story building will be located on a 25,000-square-foot through-block lot at 26-30 4th Street.