Suchi Reddy’s “X” is the Winner of 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design

For the past several years, as millions of tourists and visitors have braved the city’s cold February weather, Times Square has shown off its Valentines Day spirit with a new sculpture placed in Father Duffy Square every February, each different and unique from the year before. Last week, Succhi Reddy of Reddymade was chosen as the winner of the 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, and will have her sculpture, titled “X,” constructed and displayed at the plaza and crossroads of the world. This is part of a collaboration between the Times Square Arts organization and AIA New York, and was announced at the Center for Architecture on Monday, October 15, with the winning sculpture chosen out of eight finalists.

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Barbara Walters Campus Center, design by KSS Architects

Sarah Lawrence College Tops Off New Barbara Walters Campus Center in Yonkers, New York

Construction of a new $35 million community center on the Sarah Lawrence campus has topped out. Construction of the Barbara Walters Campus Center is making significant progress on the Yonkers campus. Just this late September, they celebrated the installation of the final piece of structural steel. The Sarah Lawrence College is responsible for the development.

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1059 Third Avenue’s Cantilevering Figure Nearing 481-Foot Pinnacle On The Upper East Side

1059 Third Avenue is climbing steadily toward its 481-foot and 30-story pinnacle on the Upper East Side, a milestone that is more than likely to be reached before the end of this year. The 127,000 square foot building is designed by Manuel Glas Architects and developed by Real Estate Inverland and Third Palm Capital. Since YIMBY’s last update back in July, the building had crossed the halfway mark, and now has about five floors left before construction workers reach the top.

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