Construction has topped out at 41 Blue Slip, the second building to rise in the Greenpoint Landing master plan. The reinforced concrete structure now stands 40 stories above the waterfront development. Handel Architects is the designer while Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners are its developers. L+M Development Partners is the third developer of the mega project, but was not involved with this building. The project stands to the south of 37 Blue Slip, the first building to be erected at the Greenpoint, Brooklyn construction site. The glass and metal façade is steadily rising on all sides.
The Kaufman Organization has partnered with renowned street artist Tristan Eaton to complete a 100-foot-tall mural in the heart of NoMad, Manhattan. The artwork is positioned on the south-facing wall of 236 Fifth Avenue and depicts Evelyn Nesbit, a 20th century fashion icon, actress, and chorus girl who graced the magazine covers of Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, and Harper’s Bazaar magazines, among others.
Permits have been filed for a six-story community facility building at 529 St. Ann’s Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located between East 148th Street and East 149th Street, the lot is three blocks east of the 3 Avenue – 149 Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Abraham Robenzadeh under the Omega Construction Solutions LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 118 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Located between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue, the lot is steps away from the 28th Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. Derrick Fox under Lee Yuen Fung Trading Co. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Turkevi Center has topped out at 821 First Avenue in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Work on the curving, sloped crown of the 563-foot-tall consulate for the Republic of Turkey is currently underway. Perkins Eastman is the designer of the 35-story mixed-use skyscraper, which will yield about 102,000 square feet of commercial space on the first 15 floors and house 20 apartments for residents and staff starting on the 20th floor.