Last week, the final piece of the third and highest apex of Jean Nouvel’s first residential skyscraper was anchored and installed over Midtown. 53 West 53rd Street now stands 1,050 feet tall, and is currently the 7th-tallest skyscraper under construction in New York City. With its distinct pointed crown and dark diagrid facade, it is certainly a very unique building, and has been in the making for over a decade. The tower is being developed by Hines, while SLCE Architects and Adamson Associates are the architects of record. The condominiums are being marketed by Corcoran.
Richmond Hill, Queens will soon be home to one of two new community centers designed to provide a stable home for women and women with children during treatment for substance abuse.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 915 56th Street, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located between 9th Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway, the site is relatively close to numerous subway stations. Within half a mile is the N train at both Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 8th Avenue, as well as the D train at 50th Street. Hai Qin Lin of 915-56 LDHQ Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Taking up one full block bound by West 34rd Street, West 35th Street, Tenth Avenue, and Eleventh Avenue, 66 Hudson Boulevard is currently the eighth-tallest building under construction in YIMBY’s end-of-year countdown. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the glass commercial office supertall will literally put a spin on the idea of the outdoor terrace. The 65-story tower is being developed by Tishman Speyer, with foundations already progressing for the 1,031-foot-tall and 2.85 million square foot structure. The official non-marketing address for the project is 509 West 34th Street.
Designed by SLCE Architects, 516 Schroeders Avenue is the one of the final phases of the Nehemiah Spring Creek development in East New York, and today YIMBY has a first look at renderings. The complete development arrives on the heels of an initiative to reinvigorate a predominantly low-income area of Brooklyn, New York, and spans nearly 45 acres of land.