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12-08 30th Drive

Three Stories, Six Units Coming to 12-08 30th Drive in Astoria

LYXZ Property Inc. has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building measuring nearly 5,600 square feet at 12-08 30th Drive, in western Astoria. John C. Chen is designing, and an existing single-story garage structure recently passed pre-demolition inspection.


1047 Amsterdam Avenue

Revealed: 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, Cathedral of St. John the Divine Development

Back in February of 2014, YIMBY reported on permits for the two residential towers rising next to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, on Amsterdam Avenue and 113th Street (with an official address of 1047 Amsterdam Avenue). An on-site rendering offered a glimpse at the design, and zoning diagrams showed the overall configuration, but YIMBY can now reveal the full project, designed by Handel Architects.

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607 West 47th Street

Filings for Six-Story Auto Shop at 607 West 47th Street, Far West Side

BNF Realty has filed applications for a six-story, 37,620 square-foot automobile manufacturing facility spanning 607-611 West 47th Street, on the Far West Side, past Eleventh Avenue. Bohler Engineering NY is the architect of record, and an existing two-story auto-repair shop must first be demolished.



1260 43rd Street

Four-Family Residential Project Planned for 43rd Street in Borough Park

Property owner Naftali Steinmetz has filed new applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building, previously filed in 2013, for the currently vacant lot at 1260 43rd Street, in Borough Park. The building will measure 5,505 square feet, and Asher Hershkowitz is designing. The site’s three-story predecessor had been demolished in early 2014.



10 Madison Square West

10 Madison Square West Conversion & Expansion Takes Shape

The expansion and conversion of the 16-story building at 10 Madison Square West, in the Flatiron District, is well under way. The building will eventually stand 23 stories and contain 125 condominiums, as well as commercial retail space. YIMBY covered the project in 2013, and now, A Fine Blog predicts nearly all 125 units are likely in contract. Completion is likely expected by 2016, and Alan Wanzenberg is designing.



125 Borinquen Place

133 Residential Units Still Planned for 125 Borinquen Place in Williamsburg

Grand Residences LLC has filed new applications for a planned seven-story, 133-unit residential building measuring nearly 90,300 square feet at 125 Borinquen Place, in central Williamsburg, that had originally been filed in 2013. A small retail component of a few hundred square feet is also included, and DJLU Architects is designing. The existing single-story structure was approved for demolition in 2013.



125 West 16th Street

125 West 16th Street Set For Renovation and Expansion

Per The Real Deal, Raphael Toledano has acquired the six-story, 39-unit rental building at 125 West 16th Street, in southeastern Chelsea, for $41.5 million. The new owner plans to add two stories and 20 units to the top of the building, and the existing structure will also be renovated. Madison Realty Capital provided $34 million for the purchase and construction costs.