For this year’s NYCxDesign, an annual celebration of art and design in all forms, developers Victor Group and Lendlease have commissioned renowned lighting designer Joel Fitzpatrick for a temporary installation at the pinnacle of 277 Fifth Avenue in NoMad. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, the 55-story residential tower, currently under construction, will temporarily illuminate the surrounding neighborhood in a gentle flurry of vibrant color.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 410 10th Street, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the 9th Street subway station and the 4th Avenue subway station, serviced by the D, F, G, and R trains. BH Tenants is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 12-19 31st Drive, in Astoria, Queens. The site is 13 blocks away from the Broadway subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Ravi Patel is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for three new two-story buildings on Nelson Avenue, in the Great Kills neighborhood of Staten Island. 51-55 Nelson Avenue is two blocks away from a sizable commercial thoroughfare, and three blocks away from the Great Kills station along the Staten Island Railroad. Robert Mack of SLCR Associates is listed as responsible for the development.
After years of waiting, 45 Park Place is finally making a rapid ascent into the Lower Manhattan skyline. The skyscraper will soon rise 43 stories and 667 feet to its rooftop pinnacle, and is being developed by Sharif el-Gamal’s Soho Properties. Although substantially shorter than nearby towers like 30 Park Place, 56 Leonard Street, and 111 Murray Street, the 50-unit structure will still offer comprehensive views of Tribeca to the north, Brooklyn, the Manhattan Bridge, and City Hall to the east, and the World Trade Center, immediately to the south.