There will be no pedestrian bridge to Roosevelt Island, nor will there be a community center. TF Cornerstone was selected by NYC officials to develop the Water’s Edge site and their plan largely adheres to the bells and whistles in the RFP put out almost a year and a half ago by the city. In fact the only one who seems to be surprised that it will have a token industrial component is The New York Times reporter who broke the story. He obviously must not have bothered reading his colleague’s lengthy story from over a year ago which touted this novelty plan in the development site.
In fact the biggest thing that will differentiate the pair of towers on this plot from their brethren further south along the waterfront in LIC Continue reading