Plus, Macklowe is moving forward with Park Slope’s embattled
Key Food redevelopment—and more intel in today’s New York
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A Chelsea condo building with a bubble-esque facade is the
latest architectural bauble from British designer Thomas
Heatherwick—the mind behind
Vessel at Hudson Yards and
Little Island at Pier 55—to call the west side of Manhattan
home. The 515 West 18th Street project known as Lantern House, named for its
modern take on bay windows, has officially launched sales.
The project, developed by Related Companies will have two towers
connected by a glass-enclosed lobby that sit on either side of the
High Line at 18th Street. The buildings—one standing 10 stories,
and the other 22—will have 181 apartments between them, ranging
from one- to four-bedroom units. Pricing starts just shy of $1.4
million and tops out at approximately $17 million. The two
structures are joined by
a dramatic glass lobby that drapes under the High Line. Tenants
are expected to move in come fall.
And in other news…
- Park Slope’s embattled Key Food redevelopment
is moving forward with developer Billy Macklowe and investor
David Welsh at the helm.
- Brooklyn—where 17 out of 29 cyclists died last year—is
getting 10 miles of new protected bike lanes this year as part of
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Green
- The latest lawsuit challenging last year’s sweeping new rent
laws argues that the statute hurts minority tenants
in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.
- Does your community board reflect those who live in your area?
The City takes
a deep dive into citywide community board demographics. Try out
their nifty tool where you can plug in your address to learn about
who represents your community board.
scoops up more warehouse space in Staten Island.
- Corcoran and Citi Habitats have
merged into one brokerage.
Density,” a new exhibit at the Skyscraper Museum will change
how you think about housing,
writes The New York Times’ Michael Kimmelman.
- And finally, Presidential candidate and former NYC Mayor Mike
doesn’t seem to grasp the concept of how to pet a dog.
We’ll give him a hit: It’s not by shaking the snout.
I regret to inform you that Mike Bloomberg
attempted to shake a dog’s mouth. pic.twitter.com/hKsagJ4xAf
— Christopher J. Hale (@chrisjollyhale)
January 28, 2020
Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 1
Thomas Heatherwick’s quirky High Line condo launches sales