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TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport

JetBlue, MCR Development May Redevelop JFK’s TWA Terminal Into Hotel

The Wall Street Journal reports JetBlue Airways Corp. and MCR Development LLC are in advanced talks with the Port Authority to redevelop the vacant TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, in Queens. If a deal is agreed upon, a possibly $400 million project would include the construction of 500 hotel rooms split on either side of the terminal, and the likely conversion of the landmarked terminal structure into a restaurant.



united charities building 287 park avenue south

Permits Filed to Convert 19th Century Flatiron Office Building to Condos at 287 Park Avenue South

Last fall, Chinese developer Cheerland Investments paid a whopping $129 million for the United Charities office building at 287 Park Avenue South, a nine-story Renaissance Revival structure built in 1892. An insider told the Wall Street Journal that it would be converted to condos, and earlier this week, permits were filed for a residential conversion that would add nine stories to the top.

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61 Schaefer Street

Eight-Family Building Planned for 61 Schaefer Street in Bushwick

Bedstuy Management LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building measuring 5,417 square feet at 61 Schaefer Street, in souther Buschwick. ARC Architecture & Design Studio is designing, and the structure will include a fifth-floor penthouse level. An dilapidated two-story structure must first be demolished.


Renderings of 212 Fifth Avenue

Landmarks Approves Residential Conversion Of 212 Fifth Avenue

212 Fifth Avenue will see new life as a residential building. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes to the structure, which was originally constructed as an office building in 1913. The redevelopment of the building is being done by Building & Land Technology, Madison Equities and Thor Equities.

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