Glass paneling is steadily enclosing the tiered crown of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s One Vanderbilt as the supertall inches closer to completion. Developed by SL Green, the 77-story, 1,401-foot-tall commercial office tower is by far the largest construction project underway in Midtown East and is among the most prominent new additions to the New York skyline.
Construction is approaching the final floors at 249 East 50th Street, a 151-foot-tall residential building in Midtown East. The 15-story structure is designed by Issac and Stern and developed by Tun Kyaw, who purchased the land for $17 million.
Investmates and design partner INOA Architecture have revealed a rendering for 217 Franklin Street, a six-story condominium development located near the waterfront tip of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The project is one of nearly a dozen new residential projects in North Brooklyn on which the duo has collaborated.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 977 East 34th Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Glenwood Road and Avenue H, the interior lot is four blocks east of the Flatbush Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Abraham Weinstock under the 977 Management LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The foundation work is underway at 308 Livingston Street, a 23-story, 160-unit rental building in Downtown Brooklyn. The project is designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture and is being developed by Lonicera Partners, which purchased the lot in May 2019 for $11 million and demolished several low-rise structures to clear the way for the new development.