A consortium of engineers and traffic planners have teamed up on proposals to construct a series of vehicle-free “ribbon” bridges connecting Manhattan to the outer boroughs and New Jersey. The group is led by Samuel Schwartz, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Transportation.
Permits have been filed for a four-story community facility building at 199 East 135th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located at the corner of Park Avenue and East 135th Street, the site is within walking distance of the 138th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Evelyn Hey, principal of South Bronx Charter School For International Cultures & the Arts, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 65 Delmonico Place in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Ellery Street and Park Avenue, the interior lot is within walking distance of both Flushing Avenue subway stations, serviced by the G, J, and M trains. Joel Jakobowitz is listed as the owner behind the applications, and also recently filed permits for the adjacent 763 Park Avenue lot under the same P36 LLC.
Construction has reached street level on Three Hudson Boulevard, a planned $3 billion office skyscraper designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Boston Properties and The Moinian Group. The Hudson Yards development will rise around 940 feet and yield 1.86 million square feet, featuring column-free floor plates, private outdoor terraces for select suites, and wide views of the Manhattan skyline and Hudson River.
Work has reached street level at 517 West 29th Street, a ten-story, 135-foot-tall condominium project in Chelsea. Designed by Ben Hanson Architect, with Rand Engineering and Architecture as the architect of record, and developed by Churchill Real Estate Holdings, the project will yield 56,160 square feet and 60 residential units, with nine outdoor parking spaces.