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Saga of the superblock: How Durst made good on his massive bet on West 57th St.

After nearly 20 years of development, two rezonings and several changes in plans, The Durst Organization has closed a major chapter on its Hell’s Kitchen “superblock.”

Publication The Real Deal
Date 2017-10-03
Author Kathryn Brenzel

The Bees of One Bryant Park

These tiny residents of Bank of America’s New York headquarters are helping keep the company—and the city—green.

Publication Bank of America
Date 2017-09-25
Author Bank of America

Affordable housing lotteries are open at some 15 NYC buildings

Feeling lucky? Perhaps it’s a good time to apply to the affordable housing lotteries that the city and real estate developers organize when new, below-market-rate apartments become available. The city is working to create and preserve some 200,000 of these residences, but it cannot keep up with demand.

Publication AM New York
Date 2017-09-14
Author Sarina Trangle

On Tap at The Landmark at 57 West, the Far West Side’s New Movie House

On Friday, billionaires Mark Cuban and partner Todd Wagner of Landmark Theatres are debuting The Landmark at 57 West, a new movie theater on the Far West Side of Manhattan. The 30,000-square-foot cinema, which includes a full bar with craft beers on tap, is at the base of Durst Organization’s Via 57 West apartment building.

Publication Commercial Observer
Date 2017-09-14
Author Lauren Elkies Schram

Durst tops out first building at Hallets Point development

The Durst Organization last week topped out Building One at Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens. The event honors and thanks the workers, construction and engineering teams, community leaders and government partners involved in the project.

Publication Real Estate Weekly
Date 2017-09-14
Author REW
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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.