Today, YIMBY has a new look for 83 Humboldt Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building will be shifting away from its original brushed aluminum and wood paneling. The facade will include masonry between floor-to-ceiling windows of various widths, for a seemingly randomized façade pattern. Eight light fixtures on the edge of the building add an unusual flare. Beam Group is responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story building at 288 Union Avenue, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is five blocks away from Hewes Street, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains, and six blocks away from the Metropolitan Avenue subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. GW Union LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 599 Courtlandt Avenue, in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Procida Companies is listed as responsible for the development.
A major commercial project has officially topped-out at 25 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building will bring a phenomenal amount of office space to the area, along with room for retail and production facilities. Rubenstein Partners and Heritage Equity Partners are developing the full-block eight-story structure.
Construction has started for an eleven-story Marriott hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport, in Queens. The 270,000-square foot structure will create 540 rooms, along with 4,000 square feet of meeting space, a lounge, a drinking establishment, offices, a fitness center, and parking. Gene Kaufman Architects will be responsible for the exterior design, as well as the interiors, public spaces, and guest rooms.