Skidmore Owings & Merrill’s 315 East 46th Street Wraps Up Construction in Turtle Bay, Manhattan

Construction is now complete on 315 East 46th Street, the new nine-story home of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in Turtle BayMidtown East. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Fisher Brothers, the 145-foot-tall structure is located between First and Second Avenues, a short walk from the United Nations.

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46-02 70th Street in Woodside, Queens. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Housing Lottery Launches for 46-02 70th Street in Woodside, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for J&J Tower, a nine-story mixed-use building at 46-02 70th Street in Woodside, Queens. The 85,997-square-foot development is designed by Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio and will yield 74 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,000 to $167,570.

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Window Installation Finishes on 76 Eighth Avenue in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Exterior work is continuing on 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Greenwich Village. Designed in collaboration between Gene Kaufman Architect and RAAD Studios and developed by Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street.

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Project map illustrates scope of work for the Hudson Tunnel Project

New Jersey’s Hudson Tunnel Project Gains Federal Approval of Environmental Impact Statement

Underwater passageways connecting New York and New Jersey still remain damaged after Superstorm Sandy, but The Hudson River Tunnel Project could get them back on track. The project’s Final Environmental Impact Statement was approved this week by the United State Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration, a crucial prerequisite for federal funding.

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