Installation of the reflective glass curtain wall on the Turkevi Center at 821 First Avenue is nearing the finish line. The panels gracefully wrap around the curved corners of the 563-foot-tall superstructure in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Perkins Eastman is the designer of the 35-story mixed-use development, which will eventually serve as the consulate of the Republic of Turkey.
The owners of Brooklyn’s wildly popular Ample Hills Creamery will soon open a new location in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The new Brooklyn creamery will debut at 192 Prospect Park West next to the former Pavilion Theatre across from Prospect Park.
Permits have been filed for two four-story mixed-use buildings at 106-25 and 106-29 Guy R Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Tuskegee Airmen Way and 107th Avenue, the lots are near the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Jamil Uddin is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 197 Quincy Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located between Bedford Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, the interior lot is four blocks south of the Bedford-Nostrand Avenues subway station, serviced by the G train. Yaaqov Levy under the 197 Quincy LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
In an exciting reveal, Tishman Speyer has appealed to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) for approvals to update Rockefeller Plaza, one of New York’s most iconic public spaces. Renderings from Gabellini Sheppard Associates offer a first look at the many changes the team has proposed.