Hunters Point Library at 47-07 Center Boulevard in Long Island City is finally open. The five-story, Steven Holl Architects-designed structure features a soaring atrium with a winding circulation pattern of programs that encompass each level and concludes with a public outdoor rooftop terrace. The bright white architecturally finished concrete walls and oversized abstract windows create a bold juxtaposition with the surrounding architectural language along the East River.
One of the city’s largest-ever public murals will soon adorn The Rollins, one of nine buildings at the Essex Crossing mega-project on the Lower East Side. Brooklyn art duo ASVP was commissioned for the project following a borough-wide call for submissions from Delancey Street Associates, the development team responsible for Essex Crossing.
RXR Realty is set to move ahead with the second phase of Atlantic Station in downtown Stamford, Connecticut after securing a $97.5 million construction loan. The 26-story mixed-use project is located at 355 Atlantic Street and 405 Atlantic Street, just a short walk from Stamford Transportation Center.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 14-06 Gateway Boulevard in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Mott Avenue and Everdell Avenue, the lot is near the Far Rockaway Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Jamar Adams of Rockaway North L.P. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is moving along on a pair of residential buildings at the Hunters Point South Towers development in Hunters Point, Queens. Workers are preparing to pour the fourth floor of what will become a 46-story, 394-unit structure at 52-41 Center Boulevard, while rebar is protruding from the site of the taller, 56-story tower at 52-03 Center Boulevard in preparation for the formation of the ground floor columns and walls. TF Cornerstone is the developer of the complex, which is designed by ODA Architecture with SLCE Architects as the architect of record.