There are few places better than Central Park to truly appreciate the scale of New York City. The cliff-like transition from Midtown to Olmsted’s masterpiece is part of what attracts people to the city, and it’s only getting more dramatic. Today YIMBY has a fresh rendering by Jose Hernandez, based on a photograph by Andrew Campbell Nelson from the Met’s Rooftop Garden, which reveals exactly how the skyline is expected to change through 2022 and currently appears in an exhibit at The Skyscraper Museum, in Lower Manhattan.
Today YIMBY has the reveal for exclusive new renderings of Hamilton House Phase Two, designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture. Located in Jersey City, The Shuster Group development will add to the neighborhood’s amenity-rich residential stock overlooking the Lower Manhattan skyline.
A new four-story residential building will soon rise at 221 Schenectady Avenue, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The structure will eventually house seven units and rise 54 feet above above the surrounding three-story neighbors, while covering a total of around 4,080 square feet when complete. Matt Gold of Citiscape Consulting, located in Sheepshead Bay, is listed as developer on the applications.
New permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 239 Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. While it is near a few bus lines, the site is fourteen blocks away from the nearest subway station, Myrtle Avenue, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. C trains are a sixteen-block commute. UK-based Bluestone Group is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 36-25 172nd Street in Murray Hill, Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Auburndale train station, serviced by LIRR. Xuemei Yi is listed as behind the applications.