YIMBY has covered 130 William Street extensively, from back when preliminary permits were first filed in 2015, to the recent start of foundation work. Now, the building has seen another design shift, with new renderings by architect David Adjaye revealing a substantial transformation to the exterior as compared to the most recent images. The 61-story tower is being developed by Lightstone, and is just about ready to start rising above ground level.
Yesterday, construction topped-out on the TWA Hotel, which flanks the famous TWA Flight Center designed by Eero Saarinen at JFK Airport. This news comes almost exactly a year after the groundbreaking ceremony, held with Governor Andrew Cuomo on December 15th, 2016. The hotel creates 50,000 square feet of meeting and event space, as well as eight restaurants and six bars. 10,000 square feet of observation space will be made available to the public.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 22-10 47th Street, in Ditmars Steinway, Queens. Tenants will be fourteen blocks away from the Ditmars Boulevard Station, end of the line in Queens for the N and W trains. The site has been empty for over a decade and has been used intermittently for parking.
Permits have been filed for two conjoined mixed-use projects, both three stories, in Prince’s Bay, Staten Island. 29 and 31 Herbert Street will replace a parking lot two blocks away from the Prince’s Bay station, serviced by the Staten Island Railway. The SI-based Masucci Real Estate Trust will be responsible for the development.