Construction has begun on Hudson Yards’ Observation Deck in New York City, which the designers say will be the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere and the fifth highest in the world.
New York City real estate development firm Alloy Development has announced revisions to its 80 Flatbush project in Brooklyn after an outpouring of public concern. Amendments to the proposal, which is being developed with the New York City Educational Construction Fund (ECF), reflect feedback provided over the course of more than 100 meetings with community stakeholders over the past 18 months.
Multidisciplinary firm Design Form Architecture (DFA) has released a proposal for the redevelopment of Pier 40 at New York City’s Hudson River Park. The plans, which take into account the anticipated sea-level rise in the area, consist of a mixed-use complex for housing, commerce, and recreation.
Earlier this month, American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) announced the winners of the 2018 AIA New York Design Awards during a symposium at the Center for Architects. Thirty-two projects were recognized across four categories: architecture, interiors, projects, and urban design.
The 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York City marks the completion of the world’s 100th supertall structure. Standing at 425.5 m (1396 ft), Park Avenue is the tallest residential building in the world and the 14th tallest overall.