40-30 23rd Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 40-30 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens

Permits have been filed for a six-story hotel at 40-30 23rd Street in Long Island City, Queens. The site is not far from the action in the neighborhood, being just three blocks away from the 21st Street subway station, serviced by the F trains, and five blocks away is the Queensboro Plaza subway station, serviced by the 7, N, and W trains. Rong Dong is listed as behind the applications.

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Central Park Tower. Render by Adrian Smith +Gordon Gill Architecture for CTBUH

Sales Launch For Extell’s Central Park Tower at 217 West 57th Street, in Midtown, Manhattan

Currently nearing the 1,100-foot elevation mark above West 57th Street, Central Park Tower is well on its way to a 1,550-foot pinnacle above the Midtown skyline and Billionaire’s Row. Now, the Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill designed tower at 217 West 57th Street has officially launched sales of the 179 units that will begin on the 32nd floor, and conclude with a triplex penthouse spanning over 17,000 square feet. Sales are being handled by Extell‘s in-house team.

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720 West End Avenue, image by Morris Adjmi Architects

720 West End Avenue’s Morris Adjmi-Designed Conversion And Expansion Heads to LPC, Upper West Side

As the buildings in the Upper West Side continue to age, Brack Capital is filing plans to bring 720 West End Avenue into the 21st century. The proposal for the Landmark Preservation Commission would reconstruct interiors, enlarge the original structure upward by one story, which would be invisible to pedestrians, and fill in the lot beside it with an eight-story addition. The plan would bring over 120 new residences to the area, with design by Morris Adjmi Architects.

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25-28 30th Drive

Rendering Revealed for 25-28 30th Drive, Astoria, Queens

Permits were filed in September for a six-story building at 25-28 30th Drive in Astoria, Queens. Now, YIMBY has the exclusive rendering reveal. T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architects will be responsible for the design. The building will be masonry and stucco-clad with touches of traditionalism. Four street-facing terraces will protrude from the façade.

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