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260 Elizabeth Street

Six Semi-Detached, Three-Story Homes Coming To 260 Elizabeth Street, West New Brighton

Staten Island-based Foster Development has filed applications to construct six semi-detached three-story, single-family homes at 21-27 Clove Lake Place and 260-270 Elizabeth Street, in Staten Island’s West New Brighton neighborhood, located on the northern shore. The six residential units will share 6,705 square feet of total residential space, for average individual homes of 1,118 square feet. Also Staten Island-based Joseph Morace is the architect of record, and the site’s old 1.5-story home was demolished earlier this year.

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1200 McDonald Avenue

Four-Story, 38,000 Square-Foot Storage Building Planned At 1200 McDonald Avenue, Mapleton

Bronx-based SNL Construction, associated with SNL Storage, has filed applications for a four-story, 37,720 square-foot storage building at 1182-1200 McDonald Avenue, in Mapleton, directly below the F train’s stop at Avenue I. The building’s entire floor area will total 68,607 square feet, and it will replace an old single-story warehouse structure and adjacent small retail building. Demolition permits were filed in August. Long Island-based Frank Relf is the architect of record.


1266 Pacific Street

Developer Buys Vacant 1266 Pacific Street, Four-Story, 10-Unit Building Planned, Crown Heights

Last month, applications were filed for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 1266 Pacific Street, in northwestern Crown Heights. Shortly after, the vacant site was placed on the market, and in less than 48 hours later, EPIC Commercial Realty entered contract on the 2,861 square-foot property for $1.25 million, DNAinfo reports. The building on file will measure nearly 8,500 square feet, with individual units averaging 850 square feet, and Rego Park-based Diego Aguilera filed for the permits.


145 Ludlow Street

Six-Story, Eight-Unit Mixed-Use Building Nearing Completion At 145 Ludlow Street, Lower East SIde

Since late 2013, a six-story, eight-unit mixed-use building has been under construction at 145 Ludlow Street, on the Lower East Side, and now, the building’s exterior has finally been revealed, per Bowery Boogie. Windows have not been installed yet, and interior work is still well underway, but the 12,875 square-foot project should be complete by 2016. Two retail units will split 2,158 square feet on the ground floor, and residential units will average 1,340 square feet, beginning on the second floor. David Howell owns the property, and DHD Architecture Design is the architect of record.



151 Maiden Lane

New Renderings Of 60-Story, 80-Unit Condo Tower At 151 Maiden Lane, Financial District

In May of 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of Fortis Property Group’s residential tower at 151 Maiden Lane, in the Financial District, and we brought you additional images of the project that October. At the time, the tower was planned to be 51 stories tall, but now the structure is expected to rise 60 stories and 670 feet in height, according to Curbed. Dubbed One Seaport, the project will contain 80 condos, featuring a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units, which are being designed by S. Russel Groves. Sales are expected to launch in the fall. In July, YIMBY revealed the 33-story, 271-key  hotel planned next door.


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Summer Ends With Significant August Filing Uptick, 4,020 Units Added to Pipeline

The latest numbers from the DOB show a major increase in year-over-year filings for August, and 2015’s running total has once again surpassed 2014’s, after falling behind in July. In terms of raw numbers, New York City saw new building applications submitted for a total of 4,020 units this past August, more than tripling last year’s figure of 1,281, and putting 2015’s running total of new units at 23,165 as of 8/31, ahead of 2014’s 21,099.

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359 Linden Street, rendering by Boro Architects

Revealed: 359 Linden Street, Bushwick

Bushwick has rebounded from decades of abandonment and disinvestment, and developers now flock to a corner of the neighborhood dotted with vacant lots: the Myrtle-Wyckoff stop on the L and M trains. And today, YIMBY has a look at a little five-story rental project under construction at 359 Linden Street, between Wyckoff and Myrtle Avenues.

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605 West 42nd Street

New Renderings Of Sky, 60-Story, 1,189-Unit Rental Tower At 605 West 42nd Street

YIMBY revealed the first renderings of Sky — a 60-story, 1,189-unit rental apartment building at 605 West 42nd Street, in Midtown West — early in 2014, and we chronicled the tower’s construction throughout the same year. Today, the the tower is nearly complete, with the exception of the missing glass along the base, and YIMBY can now share two additional renderings. The 1.2-million square-foot tower’s highest point reaches 656 feet above 42nd Street, and its unit count makes it the largest residential building in New York City.