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.
One of the best comforts of living in the Financial District is its proximity to New York’s Harbor and rivers. For the residential tower rising at One Seaport, unencumbered views are guaranteed for as long as the adjacent highway remains. Today’s update from Tectonic shows the building has a third of its height left until it reaches its 60-floor pinnacle.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 510 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Renderings for the project were first teased in 2015 by ODA, but the filed permits reveal a change in design, with Woods Bagot responsible design.
Beach Green Dunes Phase II has officially broken ground, representing the city’s continued investment to rehabilitate Far Rockaway following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. The development will contain 127 rental units, which will be designated affordable housing for very low, low, and moderate income residents. The project will also contain 3,000 square feet of retail area and a parking structure designed to accommodate 50 motor vehicles.
Concrete has reached the third floor at 805 Washington Heights, a residential project rising in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The building is now expected to become a nine-story residential, part of a revision to the permits made in April of this year. This comes after the permits reflected downsizing to six stories when we reported on it in October. Levi Balkany of Happy Living Development is responsible for the applications.