Construction is well underway to restore and expand the formerly burnt-out seven-story building at 92 Morningside Avenue, in central Harlem, to 10 stories and 75 market-rate rental units. The building, three blocks away from the 125th Street stop serviced by the A, B, C and D trains, appears to be topped-out, according to Harlem+Bespoke. Renaissance Realty Group is developing. ND Architecture & Design is designing, and the project will probably be finished by 2016.
Melody Development has filed applications for a five-story, two-unit residential building at the vacant lot at 498 West 130th Street, in Manhattanville, a few blocks east of the 125th Street station for the 1 train. The building will measure nearly 3,900 square feet, with one unit occupying the ground floor and the second spanning floors two through five. Ashraf Ali, head of Architectural Design Solutions, is the applicant of record.
Heritage Real Estate Partners has filed applications for a seven-story, 36-unit mixed-use building at the vacant plot of land at 306 West 142nd Street, in northern Harlem. The building will measure 39,207 gross square feet, and 2,036 square feet on the ground floor will be used for a community business facility. Each residential unit will average about 1,000 square feet, which could yield rentals or condos, and Montroy Andersen DeMarco is designing.
The Olnick Organization has filed pre-applications with the city, beginning the ULURP process that would rezone Lenox Terrace, a tower-in-the-park development bound by West 132nd and 135th Streets, and Malcolm X Boulevard and 5th Avenue in central Harlem. According to DNAinfo, the complex has six 17-story towers, which make up 1,700 residential units, and nearly 96,600 square feet of commercial space is located within perimeter low-rise buildings.
Two former SROs are being transformed into condos at 318 and 320 West 115th Street in Harlem, and YIMBY has the first look at the restored and expanded prewar townhouses.
Harlem+Bespoke reports a 10-story, 13-unit mixed-use building will imminently begin construction at the vacant lot of 2171 Frederick Douglas Boulevard, in Harlem at West 117th Street. B Plus Realty had filed applications last December for the 15,235 square-foot building, and Raul Cabato is the architect of record. A completion date and renderings have yet to be released.
Pentacostal Faith Church has filed applications for an eight-story, 32-unit mixed-use building at the vacant corner-lot of 400 Lenox Avenue, in Harlem, at West 130th Street. Within the 31,950 square-foot structure, a religious facility will measure 8,100 square feet, and commercial space will take up another 1,940 square feet; Zambrano Architectural Design is the architect of record, and the site’s three-story predecessor was demolished in 2005.
Homeless women’s non-profit WIN (Women in Need) has a new four-story office building in the works at 13 West 118th Street in central Harlem.
Harlem + Bespoke noticed progress on the renovation taking place at 801-807 St. Nicholas Avenue, on 150th Street in Sugar Hill. NYC Housing Preservation and Development is creating 42 affordable residential units within the six-story, 52,850 square-foot building, and OCV Architects is designing. The restoration appears almost complete, and opening is likely in the coming months.
Joseph Aizer is expanding and renovating the existing four-story townhouse at 4 West 126th Street, in central Harlem, to six stories and 6,220 square feet, accommodating seven residential units. Construction is currently on-going, reports Harlem + Bespoke, and David Turner is designing.