A low-slung brick building at 555 Graham Avenue in Greenpoint is about to get a very unusual and glassy update, along with two extra floors of apartments.
Plans were filed yesterday to build a seven-story, 38-unit apartment building at 1930 Bedford Avenue between Fenimore and Hawthorne Streets in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
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.
Applications have been filed for an eight-story, 100-key hotel — the rooms split between roughly 66,000 square feet — at 456 Greenwich Street, in Tribeca. Western Heritable Investment Company, Caspi Development and Barone Management are the developers, and the entire building will span 102,000 square feet, with the SBJ Group designing.
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.
Applications have been filed for a three-story, three-unit residential building measuring nearly 5,300 square feet at 1448 57th Street, in southern Borough Park. Horia E. Iuonas is the architect of record, and an existing two-story structure must first be removed.
An LLC has filed applications for a six-story, 11-unit residential building measuring 8,014 square feet at 323 East 53rd Street, in Midtown East. Technically the project would be an expansion of the existing four-story townhouse, but the new structure would have a total floor area greater than 100% of the existing building. Vail Associates is designing.
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.
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.
Last July, YIMBY reported on the first permits for a new residential development coming to 236 17th Street, in Brooklyn’s South Slope neighborhood. Now, we have the reveal for the seven-story project thanks to a tipster who spotted an on-site rendering.
One of the last undeveloped properties along Smith Street in Boerum Hill will likely become condos. New building applications were filed yesterday for a four-story apartment building with ground floor retail at 275 Pacific Street, on the corner of Smith.
Windows are going in at Adam America’s 247 North 7th Street rental project in Williamsburg, where YIMBY found this rendering on the fence.
Revealed by YIMBY last October, Red Apple Group has succeeded in securing $155 million in loan for the 32-story, 440-unit mixed-use building planned for 86 Fleet Place, in Downtown Brooklyn, per The Real Deal. The 395,000 square-foot tower will include 10,000 square feet of retail space, and ground breaking is likely now imminent.
The Real Deal reports that law firm Skadden has signed a 20-year lease for 550,000 square feet at Brookfield Property Partners’ 1 Manhattan West, located at 401 9th Avenue, on the West Side. Construction will begin immediately on the 69-story, 2.1-million square-foot office tower, and opening is scheduled for 2019.
Two four-story apartment buildings will replace vinyl-clad wood frames at 1135-1137 St Marks Avenue, between Schenectady and Utica Avenues in eastern Crown Heights.
Linwood Homes Inc. has filed applications for two three-story, three-unit residential buildings on two vacant lots at 2315-2317 Pacific Street, in northern Brownsville.
The Bed Stuy Blog has noticed that excavation is well underway at 1320-1328 Fulton Street, on the southern edge of Bedford-Stuyvesant, where a 10-story, 57-unit mixed-use building is being prepared. Fulton Street South Redevelopment Company broke ground late last year, and completion is expected in February 2016, per on-site signage.
Today, Landmarks approved the design for a new eight-story residential building with ground floor retail at 146-150 Wooster Street in SoHo.