While topping-out ceremonies are usually reserved for buildings, today, Related Companies is installing the final piece for The Vessel, designed by Thomas Heatherwick, which will become the defining public art statement atop the redevelopment of the Hudson Railyards. The sculpture is already practically complete, and stands 150 feet to its parapet.
Construction is moving swiftly at 570 Broome Street, and the 25-story high-rise has officially topped-out. YIMBY last reported on the site a month and a half ago when renderings of interiors and the lobby were revealed. The site is rising in Hudson Square, which is rapidly filling with new residential developments following a comprehensive rezoning passed earlier this decade.
The Greenpoint waterfront is looking to get yet another major development. Permits have been filed for a 33-story building at 65 Private Drive, in Brooklyn, New York. The nearest subway station, seven blocks away, is the Greenpoint Avenue station, serviced by the G train. M&H Realty Partners will be responsible for development.
An eight-story affordable housing project has been completed at 1422 Crotona Park East, in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. The site is right across the street from Crotona Park, which has several baseball fields, and other sports facilities. The Freeman Street Subway Station is six blocks away, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The Doe Fund, whose focus on rehabilitating people with histories of homelessness, incarceration, or substance abuse, is responsible for the development. The Briarwood Organization is responsible for the general contracting.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 389 Sumpter Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The project will rise seven blocks away from the Broadway Junction Subway Station, serviced by the A, C, L, J, M, and Z lines. The East New York train station is also nearby, serviced by the Long Island Rail Road. 4SE Corp will be responsible for the development.