See a Time-Lapse Video of 56 Leonard Going Up; Brooklyn Embassy Townhouse for Sale

Posted On Fri, May 15, 2015 By

Posted On Fri, May 15, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

56 LEONARD CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS from Rob Cleary on Vimeo.

  • In anticipation for its topping out this summer, 56 Leonard, the 60-story tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron, released a time lapse video tracking the building’s rise from March 2014 to May 2015. [6sqft inbox; video link]
  • The “Late Show'”s presence has been a boon to landlords renting out retail. Rents in the midtown area right around the Ed Sullivan Theater have increased about tenfold since David Letterman showed up over 20 years ago. [NYT]
  • Comptroller Scott Stringer doesn’t think the dirty, rat-infested subway deserves the $1.3 billion it’s asking for to close its budget gap. [NYO]
  • Extell finally reveals its highly contested LES tower at 250 South Street. [Curbed]
  • The rare and beautiful “Brooklyn Embassy” townhouse has hit the market for $11.8 million. Although the building is currently split up into eight units, it could easily be turned back into a mansion. [NYDN]

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