YIMBY Today: 2 Filmore Place Unveiled, Long Island Industrial Development, and More

The School at 2 Filmore PlaceThe School at 2 Filmore Place, image by Christoff : Finio via the Architect's Newspaper

2 Filmore Place [The Architect’s Newspaper]: More detailed renderings have surfaced for The School at Fillmore Place, a three-story, 6,200 square-foot building at the vacant lot of 2 Filmore Place, in Williamsburg; Christoff : Finio Architecture is designing. The school is expected to be completed by late 2016.

385 Broadway [The Real Deal]: Developers are nearing completion of a six-story and 10-unit mixed-use building at 385 Broadway — in Williamsburg — expanding on an existing two-story commercial building. Spanning nearly 25,000 square feet, the Marin Nanca-designed building has been clad in a darker-tone brick; opening is imminent.

JFK International Airport – TWA Terminal [Capital NY]: Later next month, the Port Authority will request hotel proposals to redevelop the TWA Terminal structure located at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Sources confirm that the “the Port [has the] intention to re-bid the development rights;” earlier plans fell through.

Ronkonkoma Industrial Development [The Real Deal]: Commercial developer Rechler Equity Partners has plans to build “a combined 119,000 square feet” of one-story manufacturing structures in the same general vicinity, in Ronkonkoma. Three separate buildings will be constructed on currently vacant lots within Trade Zone Drive — at 100 Trade Zone, and 2 and 101 Roebling Court.

Staten Island Plant [Crain’s New York]: Brooklyn Brewery “is hoping to build a $70 million, 200,000 square-foot” manufacturing facility somewhere on the “western shore of Staten Island;” the final site should be selected by the end of the year, which is expected to span 20-25 acres and have rail access. The brewery is planned to be operational “by the end of 2017.”

100 West 125th Street [Commercial Observer]: Developer Wharton Properties had received a construction loan of $95 million to build a roughly 200,000 square-foot retail building at the vacant lot of 100 West 125th Street, in Harlem. YIMBY covered the permits last year, and with excavation nearing completion, verticality is imminent.

259 Hoyt Street [Brownstoner]: A new three-story townhouse is nearly complete — featuring a red-brick façade and elongated windows — at 259 Hoyt Street, in Carroll Gardens. According to permits, Eric Safyan designed the building.

78-16 Cooper Avenue [Queens Courier]: Samaritan Village has submitted permits to convert the abandoned, three-story warehouse — at 78-16 Cooper Avenue, in Middle Village — into a shelter for the homeless. The approval process could potentially take months to years, according to a spokesman.

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