Tall buildings taking shape in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.
Supertall Residential Tower in the Financial District
Plans for a 91-story, 275-unit supertall residential tower at 125 Greenwich Street in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City (NYC), are moving forward. Developers have secured US$175 million in financing and started foundation work on the tower, designed by Rafael Viñoly and featuring landscaped cutaways and a crown that will bring it to a yet-unknown height. The highest occupied floor would be 990 ft. above the ground. The team behind the project consists of Michael Shvo, Vector Group, New Valley and Bizzi & Partners Development.
Luxury Residential Tower Races toward Completion in Queens
Heatherwood Properties’ 58-story, 647-ft.-tall Tower 28, formerly known as 28 on 28th (EW, September 2015), is racing toward a 2017 completion in the Court Square neighborhood of Long Island City (LIC), Queens. It is among a remarkable number of tall buildings taking shape in LIC and, upon completion, will become the tallest residential skyscraper in New York City outside of Manhattan. Designed by Goldstein, Hill & West, the building is set to contain approximately 480 units and amenities such as a gym, a rooftop courtyard atop a two-story base and breathtaking views of Manhattan from balconies, terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows. It topped out earlier this year.
Fourth Residential Tower on Williamsburg Waterfront Tops Out
A 40-story, 398-ft.-tall tower containing approximately 550 apartments at 2 North 6th Street on the Williamsburg waterfront topped out in March. It is the fourth and final tower being developed by Douglaston Development at the location along the East River. Designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group, the building has more than 500,000 sq. ft. of residential space and includes amenities, parking and retail. Together, the four buildings house approximately 2,000 apartments.
Upper East Side Luxury Rentals Coming Online
Rental residences in The Easton, a 39-story building at 205 East 92nd Street in the Upper East Side, are scheduled to come online this month. The building was designed by Handel Architects and boasts amenities aimed at families, such as music rehearsal rooms for older children and parents, and community space on the top floor. Luxury residences dubbed “Tower Residences” begin on the 30th floor.