Most of the houses on East 61st Street between Second and Third Avenues in Midtown were built between the 1840s and 1870s, and the city decided to protect their historic Italianate and Greek Revival architecture by landmarking them as the Treadwell Farm Historic District in 1967. Now a home just outside the historic district, at 251 East 61st Street, is getting a restored facade and a full renovation. And YIMBY has renderings of the revamped facade and interiors, which include a small carriage house in the back.
Upper East Side
Marymount School, a tony all-girls Catholic school on the Upper East Side, hopes to build a 13-story academic building on an empty lot at 115 East 97th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.
Over the summer, Tribeca-based DDG broke ground on a 32-story tower at 180 East 88th Street, which will one day by the tallest building above 72nd Street, standing 521 feet to its pinnacle. Now, YIMBY has the first look at what the view from the upper reaches of the tower will entail. The building’s 48 condominiums will feature two-, three- and four-bedroom configurations, and a penthouse duplex will be located on the top two floors. Commercial space will also span 52,000 square feet in the base. HTO Architect is the architect of record, while DDG is designing in-house, and sales are expected to launch this fall.
A corner lot next to an off-ramp for the Queensboro Bridge seems like an unusual place to build a school or medical center, but one developer intends to do exactly that. New building applications were filed for a seven-story community facility building at 328 East 62nd Street, on the corner of a four-block-long street that cuts north between First and Second Avenues and shuttles cars off the bridge.
Back in January, the Daily News reported that Gordon Haskett & Co. was set to convert and expand an old parking garage at 152 East 87th Street into a residential building, and the story came with…