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Accounting Firm Takes 20K SF at 1155 Avenue of the Americas

Accounting and advisory firm BKD will trade one Durst Organization building for another, Commercial Observer has learned.

Publication Commercial Observer
Date 2019-11-25
Author Nicholas Rizzi

Op-Ed: Astoria ferry needs a direct connection to Manhattan from Halletts Point

From the tip of Halletts Point in Astoria, the Upper East Side of Manhattan looks so close you can almost touch it. Only 1,500 feet of open water separates these two neighborhoods. But try getting there from here.

Publication QNS
Date 2019-11-12
Author Claudia Coger

HVAC Industry Shoots for Sustainable Skyscrapers

Tall buildings present a unique challenge when it comes to promoting sustainability. For example, some sources of renewable energy, like geothermal heating and cooling, don’t always make economic sense.

Publication ACHR News
Date 2019-11-11
Author Ted Craig

Long Island City’s clocktower building gears up for a facelift

The nearly century old clock faces will receive a sorely needed restoration.

Publication Curbed
Date 2019-11-08
Author Caroline Spivack

Astoria residents urge city to build NYC Ferry connection to Upper East Side

A coalition formed during the summer urging the city to expand NYC Ferry service to Astoria by providing a direct connection to Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where a landing already exists at 90th Street.

Publication QNS
Date 2019-11-07
Author Bill Parry
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675 Third Avenue- Green Roof Installation
Installation of the 675 Third Avenue Green Roof. First, the garden fabric is laid out over the full length of the rooftop as a base for the growing. Next, square sod pads are laid on top of the strips of garden fabric. A walking area is installed around the perimeter of the sod for the caretakers. Finally, the sod pads are planted, watered, and left to grow.