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529 Presidential Street

Five-Story Hotel Still Planned for Vacant Lot At 529 President Street, Gowanus

Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.





Coliseum Redevelopment

Ratner Plans 3.4 Million Square-Foot Commercial Project at Nassau Co.’s Coliseum Site

Developer Bruce Ratner has revealed his plans to redevelop Nassau County’s Coliseum site in Uniondale, on Long Island. Plans call for the renovation of the stadium, which will seat 13,000, and 3.4 million square feet of office, retail and hotel development, reports the LI Herald. On the west end of the site, two four-story office buildings will line the street. At the north and south ends, nine-story hotel buildings are planned, and construction is slated to begin in August.

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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.




500 Exterior-Street-Hotel bronx

Construction Update: Two Hotels Rise in the South Bronx, at 500 Exterior Street and 2477 Third Avenue

Hotel construction is heating up fast in the South Bronx, and thanks to a YIMBY reader, we have a look at two projects going up in Mott Haven near the Harlem River waterfront. The first is an nine-story hotel at 500 Exterior Street, which fills a long-empty lot between Exterior Street and Gerard Avenue along 146th Street, next to the Major Deegan Expressway.

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