DOB Digest: 1800 Park Avenue About to Become Harlem’s Tallest, and More

1800 Park Avenue1800 Park Avenue, rendering by ODA


1800 Park Avenue: Construction is imminent as The Continuum Company has filed permits to start “[installation of] structural beam framing for” their 32-story residential and retail building at 1800 Park Avenue in East Harlem.


90 Troy AvenueAn anonymous developer has filed building applications for the vacant lot at 90 Troy Avenue in Crown Heights. Plans call for a 4,428 square-foot, four-story walk-up to be constructed.

606 Avenue U: The Edmond J Safra Synagogue has filed applications in conjunction with disapproved plans from 2012 to construct a three-story, 22,150 square-feet building at 601-613 Avenue U, in Sheepshead Bay. The lots have been cleared, but updated building plans have yet to be submitted.

690 Vermont Street: Plaza Homes has filed building applications to construct a three-story, two-unit residential building at 690 Vermont Street in East New York. The structure — located on the southwest corner of New Lots Avenue and Vermont Street — will span 4,340 square feet; the lot is currently vacant.

131 South 1st Street: The full build-out of 131 South 1st Street in Williamsburg has been realized, as the lots spanning 127-131 South 1st will be getting continuous four-story, two-unit buildings; the project will total six units and approximately 10,000 square-feet. Demolition of the existing one-story warehouse was approved last week;  H. Holding Group is developing.


106-26 50th Avenue: AFMM has filed building applications to construct a four-story, four-unit residential building at 106-26 50th Avenue in Corona, and Gerald J. Caliendo will be designing. An existing two-story structure has already been approved for demolition.

Staten Island:

25 Gridley Avenue: Sedona Builders LLC has filed building applications spanning the vacant lots of 23-25 Gridley Avenue in Mariners Harbor. Plans include the construction of two wood-framed residential homes that will total three units and 4,000 square-feet.

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