Construction on a $680 million platform above LIRR and Amtrak tracks on Ninth Avenue will allow Brookfield Properties to proceed with its $4.5 billion Manhattan West development, which will feature two 60-story, LEED Gold-hopeful commercial office towers.
With $400 million in financing secured from Bank of America and a Middle East wealth fund, Related is ready to break ground on the first commercial office tower at its 300-acre Hudson Yards project, which will be home to Coach and seek a LEED Platinum rating from USGBC.
Designed by Kevin Kennon and dubbed Tian Fang, the 45-story building in Tianjin, China will incorporate biophilic design techniques to mimic the form and growth of a bamboo forest.
The 34th Street Busway is a good idea with some snazzy renderings, but it isn’t happening. Friday Reading, on the other hand…
Greenwich Village and NYU exist in a fragile state of detente — at best. But while many Villagers don’t dig NYU Law’s newly opened Wilf Hall, its green bona fides are easy to like.
You see these liberty-loving conservative white people? Yeah, well they’re terrified of bike lanes and think LEED is a socialist plot.
Community Board 7 demanded more sustainability from Riverside Center, a mega-development on the UWS. Now Borough President Scott Stringer is doing the same.
Nearly 20 years in and several re-designs in, the Moynihan Station project is finally, finally nearly ready to leave the station. Finally. Maybe.
Jane Jacobs is as close to a saint as urbanism can offer. But while everyone loves Lady Jane, would she love what’s happening in green building in NYC?
See this picture? Per the NYC Economic Development Corporation’s plans for the South Bronx Greenway, Lafayette Avenue in the South Bronx will eventually look like this.