Spotted a couple days ago, glass on the final section of One Manhattan Square, aka 252 South Street, has now reached the top of the 847-foot-tall tower, marking another major milestone of progress since work began back in 2015. Developed by Extell, and designed by Adamson Associates, it stands above the Lower East Side, and is directly adjacent to the Manhattan Bridge and the East River, along Cherry Street and Pike Slip.
The redevelopment of Williamsburg from industrial wasteland to residential enclave has been a slow and relentless process, and this is particularly true around Metropolitan and Union Avenues. Permits were first filed for construction of 80 Ainslie Street in June of 2015, and now, the building’s timber frame is coming into view. Syndicate Architecture is responsible for the design.
Permits have been pre-filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 120 Lexington Avenue in NoMad, Manhattan. The site is a block away from the 6 Train’s 28th Street Station, and two stations away from both Union Square and Grand Central. Four blocks away is the scenic Madison Square Park. Daniel Dabakaroff of Skyland Management is listed as responsible for the development.
The Bristal at Englewood in Bergen County, New Jersey has officially kicked off construction of a new, six-story assisted living center. Located at 412 South Van Brunt Street, The Bristal at Englewood is just minutes from major highways including Route 4, Garden State Parkway, Palisades Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the George Washington Bridge.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 107 Madison Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C and S trains. Eight blocks away is the Bedford-Nostrand Avenue subway station, serviced by the G trains. Infinity Properties is listed as behind the applications.