Get a first look at the next proposed mega-development for Sunset Park

Posted On Wed, August 8, 2018 By

Posted On Wed, August 8, 2018 By In Architecture, New Developments, Sunset Park

Development is certainly heating up around Sunset Park’s open railway tracks. Just last week, a one-million-square-foot mixed-use development at 8th Avenue and 63rd Street started making its way through the City’s approval process, and now, just around the corner, an equally massive mega-development has been proposed. First spotted by Yimby, the idea from DXA Studio would encompass two blocks along 62nd Street, from 5th to 7th Avenues. Three 18-story towers would incorporate retail, condos, office space, restaurants, a hotel, gym with a pool, community facilities, and public park space.

The architects at DXA told Yimby that the proposal for 6202 7th Avenue “provides a focal point for the neighborhood and a destination for the region,” noting its proximity to the N train at 8th Avenue.

The open train tracks currently sit 22 feet below street level. Just like the much larger Hudson Yards, a platform would be built to cover them.

Permits have not yet been filed for the project as it’s still in the preliminary stages.


[Via Yimby]

Renderings courtesy of WeDo Visuals

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Neighborhoods : Sunset Park



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