An ambitious new mixed-use, transit-oriented development just ten miles west of Midtown Manhattan will incorporate a variety of green design features and aim for LEED certification from USGBC.
Rising above the shell of a landmarked former warehouse that was once part of the Gansevoort Market, construction on the planned LEED-CS Gold 837 Washington Street has topped out, but the developers are still targeting tenants for its retail and office components.
If the City Council gets its way and Madison Square Garden is forced to move to accommodate a new Penn Station, here are five of the most likely destinations for what would be a fifth iteration of the World’s Most Famous Arena.
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle coalition is making a push for major development and infrastructure changes to downtown Brooklyn in order to help grow the borough’s booming technology industry.
It’s a new generation – of both Pepsi drinkers and for the newly rezoned Hudson Square submarket, where PepsiCo’s first Manhattan offices will be located by the end of the year after the company’s recent lease at 350 Hudson Street.
With the City Council’s recent – and final – approval, Durst Fentner can begin construction on Bjarke Ingels’ striking rental pyramid on 57th Street between 11th Avenue and the Hudson River.
Nearly a year after the Landmarks Commission did the same, the New York City Department of Buildings has approved the zoning plan for 837 Washington Street, a planned 6-story, LEED Gold mixed-use tower in the Meatpacking District.
“Zone Green,” as the revisions are being called, would, among other things, permit solar panels, green roofs, storm water detention systems, skylights and other green features on New York City buildings, despite height restrictions within the 1961 code.
The Superior Court of Connecticut has upheld a New Haven zoning amendment allowing Yale to proceed with construction of a new School of Management campus based in part on its green design and potential LEED certification.
The proposed design for a 3-story home in the Kingsway section of Toronto does not qualify for a variance based on the project’s proposed LEED certification.