Gotham Point’s North Tower Wraps Up Construction in Hunters Point South, Queens

At number 21 on YIMBY’s year-end countdown of the tallest projects underway in the city is Gotham Point’s north tower, a 57-story residential skyscraper at 1-15 57th Avenue in Hunters Point South, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the 559-foot-tall structure will yield 692 rental units and is also known as Parcel F in a two-tower master plan alongside the 33-story, 443-foot-tall Parcel G. The property is bound by Center Boulevard to the north, 56th Avenue to the east, and 57th Avenue to the west.

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355 Grand Street Nears Completion on Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Construction is nearing completion on 355 Grand Street, a six-story residential building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by S M Tam Architect and developed by Interboro Realty Management, which purchased the property for $4 million in 2015, the structure will yield an undisclosed number of units and 2,282 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Grand Building Contracting Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which is located on the southwest corner of Grand and Essex Streets.

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Transmission projects gear up in New York State

Governor Hochul Announces 100-Mile Renewable Energy Transmission Project

Governor Kathy Hochul this week announced the commencement of construction on the Smart Path Transmission Project, a plan to rebuild 100 miles of existing transmission lines in New York State. The primary scope of work includes replacing aging wood H-frames with steel poles and replacing or upgrading approximately ten substations along the project path in the North Country and the Mohawk Valley.

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