While New York City is composed of islands and intersected with rivers and marine throughways within every borough, city dwellers rarely embrace any aquatic entertainment within their own backyards. ONE°15, a new marina within the Brooklyn Bridge Park public waterfront, opened this month on the banks of Brooklyn Heights and aims to remind New Yorkers of an overlooked benefit of living within a coastal city. The marina is the first of its kind to open in New York City in more than 50 years.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 3421 Glenwood Road in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between East 34th Street and East 35th Street, the corner lot is five blocks east of the Flatbush Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Big Dream Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story apartment building at 1432 Vyse Avenue in Charlotte Gardens, The Bronx. Located between Jennings Street and Freeman Street, the interior lot is two blocks north of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Jakov Saric under the 1432 Vyse Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
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.