Designed with a symmetrically curvilinear space frame with triangular-shaped glass panels, construction progresses on the new addition at 44 Union Square. When completed, this contemporary addition will create two new floors that overlook Union Square. The total square footage of the 90-year-old landmarked mixed-use building will increase to 70,348 square feet. BKSK Architects is the designer, while Edifice Real Estate Partners is developing the property. CNY Group is in charge of the construction and renovations.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 2502-2506 Newkirk Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between East 25th Street and East 26th Street, the interior lot is five blocks west of the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Konstantin Geyman under the 2506 Newkirk Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1694 St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue, the interior lot is six blocks south of the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. It is also four blocks from the LIRR East New York train station. Darren Singer under the 1694 Marks LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The story of Amazon’s selection of Long Island City for the company’s second headquarters stoked the hopes and dreams of many New Yorkers living within the Five Boroughs, with the company’s promise to bring up to 40,000 new jobs averaging $100,000 per year to Queens, by 2033. Unfortunately, due to the actions of a few elected Democrats, these hopes and dreams have now been squashed, as Amazon has now pulled out of Long Island City. Despite petitions and basic organizing advocating for the new HQ2, the combined Twitter presence of a rabid horde of regressive leftists led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez generated sufficient outrage for cancellation.
606 Broadway, on the corner of Houston Street, is nearly complete. The narrow, triangular-shaped building is composed of a steel structure rising six stories above SoHo. It is being designed by S9 Architects and developed by Madison Capital Realty. When finished, 606 Broadway will have 34,300 square feet of interior space with 22,500 square feet allocated for future office space.