by Jordi Lippe-Mcgraw
Robert De Niro hopes to bring a little more Hollywood to New York City with the construction of a new movie studio in Queens, and the Oscar-winning actor has enlisted famed Scandinavian architect Bjarke Ingels to make it happen.
Backed by De Niro, his real-estate broker son, Raphael De Niro, Tribeca Enterprises CEO Jane Rosenthal, and Wildflower Ltd. (partners include Adam Gordon and Matthew Dicker), Wildflower Studios will be a massive 650,000-square-foot space, and will cost $400 million to create. Renderings reveal a futuristic angular-shaped building and lots of green space. Large windows will let light flood into common areas, which will be filled with interior balconies overlooking open-plan seating. Unique embedded exterior balconies will also give those working in the building a nature-filled refuge.
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