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Old May 10th, 2013, 11:31 PM   #3101
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omg thats a great picture, one of the best ive seen of midtown
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Old May 11th, 2013, 01:19 AM   #3102
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Nice shot of 1 WTC with the spire now released from the hoist straps:

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Old May 11th, 2013, 07:16 AM   #3103
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341 Eastern Parkway Gets A New Look, Reveals Interiors



"The eight-story 341 Eastern Parkway at the corner of Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights is moving full steam ahead, and BuzzBuzz Home has some new details. During the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, David Maundrell of aptsandlofts.com confirmed that the development's 65 condos will hit the market in spring 2014. He also revealed yet another new look for the building—this is the fourth rendering that has floated around. It seems as though the designer changed once again, too; it's now the Meshberg Group."
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Old May 11th, 2013, 03:49 PM   #3104
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there is so much going on in NYC... it probably has the highest rate of construction in the world (besides Chinese cities obviously)
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Old May 12th, 2013, 05:41 AM   #3105
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If you check the London thread things are also going mental there

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One57 and Two Sutton Place North make their own marks in the skyline:

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Sorry to quote the photo but Iīve found it in several threads already and I canīt stop staring at it every time
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Old May 12th, 2013, 03:25 PM   #3106
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oh I have, but NYC is insane! you get parks, universities, and building after building after building. Here is what I find amusing though: some of the construction going on here is seen like fillers by New Yorkers whereas if they were built anywhere else they would be regarded as monumental projects.

NYC IS the capital of the World
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Old May 12th, 2013, 04:33 PM   #3107
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there is so much going on in NYC... it probably has the highest rate of construction in the world (besides Chinese cities obviously)
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oh I have, but NYC is insane! you get parks, universities, and building after building after building. Here is what I find amusing though: some of the construction going on here is seen like fillers by New Yorkers whereas if they were built anywhere else they would be regarded as monumental projects.

NYC IS the capital of the World
No need to make a city vs. city situation out of this. I think its safe to say that both cities have massive amounts of construction going on. Not to mention that Toronto probably has both beat in terms of skyscraper construction going on currently.
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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:02 PM   #3108
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560 West 24th Street continues its excavation. This will be a small 8 unit building on a sliver site near the river.

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Peek through the fence:
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Some former proposals for the site:


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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:21 PM   #3109
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500 West 30th Street has topped out:

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Crane for Hudson Yards Coach Tower on left:
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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:27 PM   #3110
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Caissons are being constructed and poured for the new Hudson Yards Coach Tower:
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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:33 PM   #3111
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Avalon Chelsea races on.

Cladding is going up on the low rise portion:
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Close up on the cladding (looks pretty boring):
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The tower portion is on the rise, there is an army of workers on site:
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Views from 11th Avenue:
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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:40 PM   #3112
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529 West 29th Street has gotten clad. This building is being built by Related as affordable housing (political trade off for Hudson Yards). I think it may be one of the fastest buildings I've ever seen built. Cladding isn't awful, but it isn't great either. Soon it will get lost amongst new large scale buildings in the neighborhood.

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The rear:
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The area in the foreground in the picture above is being used by Related as a staging area for both the Hudson Yards Towers and 529 West 29th. I'm sure it will eventually be developed with something quite substantial in size.

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Old May 13th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #3113
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520 West 29th Street is ready excavation and construction. This site was recently cleared of two one-story buildings. The area to the east was a parking lot (that has also been removed).

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Rendering below:
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Something is brewing on the south side of 28th Street as well. This site has recently been cleared. I don't know of any specific proposals for the site however:

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Old May 13th, 2013, 09:07 PM   #3114
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Got to check out this site this morning. Looks like the foundation has been poured:

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The developers for this building completed this condo on 19th Street a couple of years ago:

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This building on 24th Street will cozy up to one of the best buildings on the High Line IMO (center).

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Old May 13th, 2013, 11:26 PM   #3115
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Awesome updates sbarn!
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Old May 14th, 2013, 12:19 AM   #3116
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3 Northside Piers Starting To Rise


http://blog.buzzbuzzhome.com/2013/05...e-construction
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Old May 14th, 2013, 02:17 AM   #3117
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To add to sbarns awesome West Chelsea update, the buildings on 29th and 11th Avenue have been torn down, and heavy machinery was on site on Friday. No clue what's going on there, but given how much construction is going on in that area, wouldn't be surprising to see something rising there very soon.
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Old May 14th, 2013, 02:36 PM   #3118
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I've been wondering about this project, thanks for the update! Hopefully this image works...

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Old May 14th, 2013, 02:44 PM   #3119
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A few more High Line are updates (photos by me).

153 Tenth Avenue. The one story Kamco building was demo'd last month. Looks like they're ready to start digging...

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Same site, west of the High Line:
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A rendering of whats to come:

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Old May 14th, 2013, 02:50 PM   #3120
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One block north, at 169 10th Avenue an even larger building is being demo'd for I presume for a mystery development. Does anyone have more info?

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I think something pretty substantial could rise on this property...
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