Developers are transforming a formerly brutalist building at 592 Fifth Avenue, on the corner of East 48th Street in Midtown Manhattan, and today YIMBY has the first look at its impending appearance. Formerly occupied by Bank of America, the structure is being refurbished for renewed commercial-retail use, with speculation that Puma could become an anchor tenant.
The Brooklyn Grove has now topped out at 27 stories above Downtown Brooklyn’s buzzing metro-center. Work will now begin on the structure’s exterior, comprised of glazed brick and large residential windows encased in custom metal framing.
Plans have been revealed for 670 new affordable apartments within two buildings in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comes as part of the neighborhood’s rezoning announced last September. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) along with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) jointly announced the project.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 52-11 102nd Street in Corona, Queens. The site is six blocks from the Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and eleven blocks away from the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Yi Diao of Wisdom Property Management LLC is listed as responsible for the development.
The steel superstructure for 68-74 Trinity Place is now rising quickly into the Financial District’s neighborhood skyline. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, with Stephen B. Jacobs Group as the executive architect, the 26-story building is being developed by Trinity Real Estate, and will include around 310,000 square feet of rentable office space that will start from the seventh floor and continue up to the top of the nearly 500-foot-tall tower.