Sam Charney tells The New York Times that he used all the equity he had to purchase land in art-filled Long Island City for a new condo development, dubbed The Jackson, that has everyone buzzing. Eric Benaim of Modern Spaces predicts the industrially inspired building will attract buyers who are drawn to one of Manhattan’s hottest neighborhoods.

The Jackson is adding to the LIC waterfront’s creative vibe with a colossal work of glass-art by Tom Fruin, who created the giant stained-glass water tower in Dumbo. Read more: