12 East 48th Street‘s distinctive metallic façade panels are making their way up the northern elevation of the 31-story Midtown East structure. Arranged in a staggered pattern surrounding floor-to-ceiling windows, the bold curtain wall will create a striking contrast with the surrounding masonry-clad buildings. Located between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue, the slim tower is topped out and will eventually open as a 161-room Hilton Grand Vacation Hotel. The project is designed by Handel Architects and developed by Hidrock Realty.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 499 Concord Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located between East 147th Street and East 149th Street, the lot is near the East 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Moses Freund under the LIC Hotel Property MH, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 453 Liberty Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Wyona Street and Bradford Street, the lot is a few blocks from the Liberty Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Guy Shor under the 453 Liberty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Queens Plaza Park’s glass façade is rapidly ascending at 27-29 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City. Construction of the curved reinforced concrete superstructure is nearing the halfway mark of the residential skyscraper, known as Sven, which will eventually stand 755 feet tall, making it the second-tallest building in Queens and the outer boroughs. The 67-story project, also addressed as 29-37 41st Avenue, is designed by Handel Architects and being developed by The Durst Organization. Selldorf Architects is in charge of interior design.
Proposals submitted to the City by EMP Capital Group have revealed a new, nine-story mixed-use building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The plans were prepared by Equity Environmental Engineering and include motions to rezone the six lot assemblage for residential and retail development.