Downtown’s residential boom continues apace with the construction of 125 Greenwich Street, which has reached two-thirds of the way to its 912-foot-tall pinnacle on a corner overlooking the World Trade Center memorial. The tower will rise above most of its neighbors in the Financial District, but since it is right across from 1 World Trade Center, it will not make a sizable impact on the skyline. Architect Rafael Viñoly is also responsible for the Midtown supertall 432 Park Avenue.
A new six-story residential building at 485 Tompkins Avenue in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn is about to undergo reviews by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The proposal calls for the demolition of the two-story vacant building currently on site, and would create a new ground-up structure. The new building is being proposed and designed by NV Design Architecture.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential complex at 959 Sterling Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The site includes an existing historic building, occupied by the Hebron Seventh-Day Adventist Bilingual School, originally built as the Methodist Episcopal Home for the Aged in 1889. The Romanesque/Gothic revivalist structure is within the Crown Heights North Historic District landmark and will require approval from the LPC. Matthew Cordivari of the Triton Construction Company is listed as behind the applications.
Today YIMBY has the reveal for exclusive new renderings of Hamilton House Phase Two, designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture. Located in Jersey City, The Shuster Group development will add to the neighborhood’s amenity-rich residential stock overlooking the Lower Manhattan skyline.
A new four-story residential building will soon rise at 221 Schenectady Avenue, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The structure will eventually house seven units and rise 54 feet above above the surrounding three-story neighbors, while covering a total of around 4,080 square feet when complete. Matt Gold of Citiscape Consulting, located in Sheepshead Bay, is listed as developer on the applications.