Yesterday, plans to install a temporary winter village on top of the recently built Pier 17 in FiDi went before the LPC, and were approved. The addition will bring an ice rink, warming hut, deck, and market space during the cold season. Howard Hughes is responsible for the $785 million development of the new shopping center and public space.
Shadowed by the high-rise buildings surrounding Zuccotti Park, a sculptural rose has been permanently installed in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Titled “Rose III,” the 26-foot-tall floral structure, was created by German artist Isa Genzken and donated to Brookfield Property Partners by Lonti Ebers.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 37-00 24th Street in Astoria, Queens. The site is eight blocks away from 36th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Lin Jieng Zhang is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential and museum building at 47-11 90th Street, an unusually positioned lot between a row of extant structures and an elevated subway track in Elmhurst, Queens. The Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station is five blocks away, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Song Liu is listed as behind the applications.
A new rental tower has opened at 63 Wells Avenue in Yonkers, New York, along the Hudson River. Dubbed River Club at Hudson Park, leasing officially launched yesterday. The site is being developed by Strategic Capital, the investment arm of China Construction America.