Exciting and long-awaited news has been announced in the Financial District, as a return to the original architect for Two World Trade Center has been confirmed. The New York Post reports that Norman Foster’s original 2006 supertall proposal, aka 200 Greenwich Street, is getting another shot at becoming a reality with a more updated design. In 2018, YIMBY was the first to indicate this was a possibility in an interview with Larry Silverstein, head of Silverstein Properties, who said Foster’s vision was still on the table, although at that point the Bjarke Ingels design was the apparent lead contender for construction.
BDF Design, an international architecture firm with offices in London and New York City, has released preliminary renderings of a new residential property in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The proposed build site is located at 67 Engert Avenue and would partially reuse and expand an existing two-story warehouse structure.
Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 1905 Third Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located at the intersection of 105th Street and Third Avenue, the lot is a couple blocks north of the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Jeff Sutton is listed as the owner behind the applications. The commercial real estate developer is known for his many retail properties along the shopping corridors of Fifth Avenue, 34th Street, and Times Square.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 831 Hart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Knickerbocker Avenue and Irving Avenue, the lot is near the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train and the Knickerbocker Avenue/Myrtle Avenue station, serviced by the M train. Cody But under the AC88 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Installation of the reflective glass curtain wall on the Turkevi Center at 821 First Avenue is nearing the finish line. The panels gracefully wrap around the curved corners of the 563-foot-tall superstructure in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Perkins Eastman is the designer of the 35-story mixed-use development, which will eventually serve as the consulate of the Republic of Turkey.