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150-16 Hillside Avenue

Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Planned For 150-16 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica

Originally filed in June of 2014, property owner Muhammad Alam has filed additional applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 150-16 Hillside Avenue, in Jamaica. The building will measure a total 10,170 square feet, and 2,360 square-foot of retail space will take up the ground floor. Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio is designing, and an existing two-story structure must first be demolished.

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640 West 238th Street

27-Unit Apartment Building Coming To 640 West 238th Street, East Bronx

Filed during the turn of the building code in 2014, more applications have been filed for a planned eight-story, 27-unit apartment building at 640 West 238th Street, in the southern, denser area of Riverdale. The building will have 20,205 square feet of residential space, and Shahriar Afshari is designing. The existing two-story, single-family structure passed pre-demolition inspection earlier this month.


1532 Madison Avenue

10-Story Mausoleum Could Be Coming To 1532 Madison Avenue, East Harlem

United Realty has proposed a 10-story, 45,413 square-foot mausoleum at the vacant lot 1532 Madison Avenue, in southern East Harlem. The developer is looking for investors to fund the acquisition of the property, which is on the market for $15 million. The entire project would cost roughly $60 million and would include at least 2,900 crypts and 5,200 niches, according to Investment News.



1 Park Lane

Revealed: 1 Park Lane, at 36 Central Park South, 1,210-Foot Tall Condo Tower Replacing the Helmsley Park Lane

YIMBY previously brought you preliminary plans for the Witkoff-led redevelopment of the Helmsley Park Lane, at 36 Central Park South, and followed up with a post indicating that Richard Rodgers would be the architect. We have now obtained the first official renderings of the project, showing its exteriors, and while YIMBY has been unable to obtain confirmation regarding the architect, we strongly suspect it is now Rafael Vinoly. Documents also indicate the building will stand 1,200 feet tall, making it one of the tallest in the city.

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92 Fulton Street

Lightstone Group Acquires Development Site At 92 Fulton Street, Financial District

The development site spanning 92-94 Fulton Street, in the Financial District, has again traded hands, this time with The Lightstone Group acquiring the properties for $23.25 million. The previous owner, Fisher Brothers, paid $10 million for the site in June 2014 and had filed applications for a 16-story residential building. Lightstone’s plans have yet to be disclosed, but previous proposals revealed by YIMBY show the site’s significant potential.


325 Kent Avenue

Excavation Underway For Two Trees’ 16-Story Building At 325 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg

Excavation is underway for Two Trees’ 16-story, 522-unit building at 317-329 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. The building will total 382,750 square feet, and 9,370 square feet will be set aside for retail space. It’s the first phase of the Domino Redevelopment project, and completion of the first building is expected in 2017, reports Brownstoner. SHoP is designing, and 105 units will be set aside as affordable housing.