Last month, RXR Realty celebrated the topping off of The Willoughby, a 34-story mixed-use tower at 196 Willoughby Street on the Long Island University Brooklyn campus. Located in Downtown Brooklyn, the new ground-up structure contains residential units, academic and office space, a state-of-the-art athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles. Perkins Eastman is responsible for the design of the 435-foot-tall building.
Renderings submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission by RSLN Architecture reveal a three-story residential expansion at 631 Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. In its existing condition, the property site is occupied by a single-story commercial structure that currently sits vacant.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 2700 Atlantic Avenue in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Vermont Street and Atlantic Avenue, the corner lot is three blocks from the Liberty Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train, and five blocks from the Alabama Avenue station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Joel Schwartz under the 2700 Atlantic LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
SHoP Architects‘ 1,428-foot-high residential supertall at 111 West 57th Street is getting closer to the finish line. Developed by JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners, the Billionaires’ Row skyscraper stands as the world’s most slender building with a height-to-width ratio of 24:1. The Midtown structure is also the second-tallest building in the city by roof height, and the third-tallest by architectural height behind the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center and the 1,550-foot-tall Central Park Tower.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing applications from Steven Harris Architects to renovate a previously subdivided two-family townhouse into a single-family home at 65 Horatio Street in the West Village. In addition to unifying the townhouse, renderings from the architect reveal a penthouse addition.