Permits have been filed for the construction of four buildings at 61, 63, 65, and 67 Thompson Street in Stapleton, Staten Island. The site is four blocks away from the Stapleton subway station, serviced by the Staten Island Railway. Eric Schwimmer is listed as behind the applications.
Across the harbor from Manhattan, Quay Tower has been quietly and steadily rising. The 28-story condominium project at the southern edges of Brooklyn Bridge Park has recently topped out, and the façade is now eight stories above street level. The official address will be 50 Bridge Park Drive in Brooklyn Heights. The building is being developed through a joint venture with RAL Companies, Oliver’s Realty Group, and Vanke US.
CTBUH, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, has announced the 2018 pool of winners from its 16th Annual Tall Buildings Award Program. Out of nearly 50 finalists from 28 countries, the awards jury selected the American Copper Buildings in New York City for the top honor.
Permits have been filed for two eight-story community-facility buildings at 2658 and 2660 Kingsbridge Terrace in the Fordham Manor, the Bronx neighborhood. The development is linked with 2662 Kingsbridge Terrace, whose permits we covered in December 2017. The site is located eight blocks away from the Kingsbridge Road subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Ari Thaler is responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial building at 55-03 Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens. The site is four blocks away from the Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenue subway station, serviced by the L and M trains. Kassin Steven of Grant Projects is the developer for the project.