I apologize for my laziness - these photos are from 11/19...so these projects have advanced some since these were taken.
Cast Iron Lofts
It's sort of hard for me to believe this is finally getting built. And I'm sure that few people driving past it notice it since it's a small building skeleton in a seemingly abandoned wasteland. But I'm sure that as it reaches toward 20 stories, heads will start to turn as people drive by.
Looking Northwest; the Lackawanna Warehouse (new home to Carlo's Bakery) is on the left:
Patriotic banner that has been put up:
View to the Southwest across Jersey Avenue; 18 more stories to go:
View to the Northeast (you can see 700 Grove to the right):
150 Essex Street
View of the mini tower crane:
Looks like there will be 4 stories of residential above 1 story of retail (instead of 3:2).