The first two buildings of Coney Island’s “Ocean Dreams” development appear to have topped-out as glass façades begin to rise on the beachfront structures. The highly anticipated project is expected to strengthen the city’s redevelopment initiatives across the neighborhood.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building 137-61 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens, which will include a 244-key Westin Hotel. Century Development signed an agreement in late 2016 with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to build the Westin as part of the project. George Xu will be responsible for the development.
220 Central Park South is ever so close to becoming the third slender skyscraper to open up in the last few years along Billionaire’s Row. While Central Park Tower has overshadowed its presence across Midtown, that hasn’t taken away from the attraction for this park-bound limestone real estate. For the next few months, construction workers will be toiling tirelessly to reach the seemingly possible year-end completion deadline.
Located in Lower Manhattan and bounded by Broadway, Leonard Street, Catherine Lane, and Lafayette Street, the conversion and restoration process at 108 Leonard Street, aka 346 Broadway, is an ongoing and intricate effort. Built on a thin, rectangular block with an Italian Renaissance revival architectural style, it was completed in 1894 by McKim Mead & White, the “starchitects” of the early 20th century in New York.
Permits have been filed for an eleven-story residential building at 1777 Weeks Avenue in Mount Hope, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the 174-175th street subway station, serviced by the D trains. Marc Edelstein is listed as responsible for the development, and today, YIMBY has a look at the first renderings, with design by BMG Architect.