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Upper East Side Staple Gets Modern Upgrades


Rendering of terrace view courtesy Travis Mark and Binyan Studio

At 420 East 54th Street, you will find Harry Macklowe’s River Tower which has remained relatively untouched since first being built in 1982. For the interior of the building, all that is about to change! Slate Property Group is partnering with GreenOak Real Estate to give the rental building a contemporary new look.

Brooklyn’s Residential Red Brick Building Has Topped Out


237 Duffield Street. Photo by Joseph Evan Gray for YIMBY

A unique addition to Downtown Brooklyn has officially been topped out. At 237 Duffield Street, the 21-story mixed-use tower has reached its full height of 210 feet. Once complete, the building will hold 110 apartments and retail space.

Extell Purchases Another Development Site


854 Seventh Avenue currently via Google Maps

Extell has scooped up yet another new development site, a former Carnegie Deli that closed just last year. Located in West Midtown at 854 Seventh Avenue, the building currently stands six stories tall, but that won't last long.

New Rental Development Will Take Up An Entire Block in Brooklyn


Rendering courtesy of CetraRubby

A large rental development is coming to Brooklyn, at 350 Clarkson Street. Hudson Companies announced their plans for the eight-story building, which will be designed by CetraRubby.

19-story Residential Building Will Join Solow’s 57th Street Empire


7 West 57th Street currently, via Google Maps

In 1974, developer Sheldon Solow built the glassy, dramatically sloping 50-story tower at 9 West 57th Street. In 2005, he picked up the building right next door at 7 West 57th Street, for $25,550,000 and until now, the 32-foot-wide property remained untouched after being converted into offices in the 1950’s.

Another Residential Building Added to the Lower East Side


Renderings of 259 Clinton st. 

The skyline of the Lower East Side continues to change, with L+M Partners and CIM Group’s towers at 259 Cherry Street, as well as Extell’s condo building at One Manhattan, and now, joining these two large development projects at 259 Clinton Street, Eastman Architects will bring the 724-foot, glass tower that will hold 732 apartments within the 62-stories.

Massive Property Unveils Massive Plans

 
Rendering via DNAinfo

Recently, the developer AvalonBay Communities unveiled plans at 321 East 96th Street that will transform the massive property into an equally massive 68-story residential building, along with three schools–one of which will soon be demolished for this plan, and two others in the Upper East and West side.

Plans Filed for Sutton Place


Rendering by Foster+Partners via Bauhouse Group

Gamma Real Estate has already filed plans to build a 67-story residential building at 3 Sutton Place, only weeks after purchasing the site for about $98 million.

Sunset Park’s Mixed-Use Development


Renderings by Raymond Chan Architect

A massive mix-use building is coming to Sunset Park’s eighth avenue between 61st and 64th street. Plans for this project had been altered quite a bit, but Architect Raymond Chan will finally be moving forward with a plan that consists of a mall, a 12-story residential tower, an 11-story hotel, and a pre-K school.

The residential portion of the project is planned to hold 250 rental apartments, while the hotel will have 150 rooms. The biggest change to the original plan is the addition of the school, which will be private and seat 498 students.

Three New Developments in Chelsea


Views from EOS 

As Chelsea continues to hold the place as one of the most desirable places to live in New York, here are three of the newest residential developments in the area.