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Old Posted May 17, 2017, 4:19 PM
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this rafael vinoly office building at 61 ninth ave, on the former prince lumber site, will have the worlds biggest starbucks. obviously it is catering to the port authority building and google cater corner to the site. there is a starbucks there now, so i suppose that will close.

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Old Posted May 22, 2017, 8:59 PM
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seoul, korea now has a highline, built along an old highway:

http://www.highsnobiety.com/2017/05/22/seoul-high-line/
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Old Posted Jan 9, 2018, 11:00 PM
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Thomas Heatherwick Designs Bubble-Wrapped Condos to Saddle Up Next to the High Line





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As a follow-up to Hudson Yards’ Vessel and the back-on-the-table Pier 55 project, Thomas Heatherwick is to bring another architectural oddity to Manhattan’s west side. Last year, at the groundbreaking ceremony of Vessel, Related Companies’ chairman Stephen Ross hinted that the acclaimed British designer is involved in another of their numerous west side developments. Lo and behold, via an EB5 filings website, the property to be is 515 West 18th Street, a dozen blocks south of their Hudson Yards mega-project. As typical with Related, the handful of renderings show the project will walk the fine line between architectural invention and real estate pragmaticism.

As we previously reported, the property anchors the entire western blockfront of Tenth Avenue between West 18th and 20th Street. It is bisected by the High Line and is an earshot from the Hudson River waterfront. Related picked up the site in 2014, for a then-neighborhood record sum of $205 million. Now-approved Construction permits were filed in late 2016 by the project’s executive architects SLCE, and demolition of a 2-floor warehouse has since then finished. Now, earthmovers and diggers are preparing the foundation and completion is scheduled for mid-2020.
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https://www.cityrealty.com/nyc/marke...igh-line/15223
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Old Posted Jan 10, 2018, 12:31 AM
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Wowza.
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There better be a bar called The Squeezing Room in this building...
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Old Posted Jan 21, 2018, 11:26 AM
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^ its well underway. the site is cleared and they are starting on the foundation.

here it is - fka the roxy (r.i.p.)




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Old Posted Jan 21, 2018, 11:28 AM
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also, the nearby jeanne gang solar carve office bldg is well underway too




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Old Posted Jan 21, 2018, 11:45 AM
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meanwhile, up by hudson yards, something is going on with the highline park spur section too. they must be working on it at last:


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Old Posted Feb 6, 2018, 2:05 AM
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solar carve bldg from today - yep its definately making good progress





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Old Posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:29 PM
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https://www.6sqft.com/new-renderings...the-high-line/

New renderings revealed for SCDA’s flashy 11-story condo on the High Line


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Old Posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:55 PM
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^ yipes, those apts start at $4M+ to $8M+.

i wonder how they will clean those silly fins?
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...i wonder how they will clean those silly fins?
They won't.
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Those fins are such a design cop-out. Come up with something actually creative, something worthy of being next to the high-line.
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