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.Read More
Hudson County Community College has broken ground on a six-story, 74,000 square-foot academic building at a former parking lot at 263 Academy Street, in Jersey City’s Journal Square. The building will house STEM classes, and completion is expected in the Fall of 2017, according to The Jersey Journal. RSC Architects is designing.
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.
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.
Façade installation is currently underway at 47-28 11th Avenue, in Long Island City, where Kora Developers is building a seven-story, 21-unit mixed-use building, per The Court Square Blog. Dubbed The Corner, the 19,000 square-foot building will include a small 216 square-foot retail unit on the ground floor. Zproekt is designing, and completion is expected this fall.
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.
The current crop of skyscrapers under construction in Manhattan extend from the upper reaches of the Upper East Side all the way down to the tip of the Financial District, and in the very middle lies 45 East 22nd Street, just to the west of Park Avenue South.
On the corner of 21st Street and 31st Avenue in Astoria, a vacant lot at 21-03 31st Avenue may sprout a six-story apartment building, after Brownstoner reported that it sold for $2,600,000 last September.
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.
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.