YIMBY Today: QLIC Tops Out, Development Potential at 27 Beekman, More

41-42 24th StreetRedering of 41-42 24th Street -- image by Perkins Eastman

41-42 24th Street [The Court Square Blog]: QLIC — at 41-42 24th Street, in Long Island City — has topped out at 21 stories; the façade has yet to be installed, but the 421-unit mixed-use building is set to open late next year.

301 East 50th Street [Curbed]: CBSK Ironstate’s 29-story and 57-unit mixed-use building at 301-303 East 50th Street, in Midtown East has topped out, and façade installation is imminent; completion is expect in 2015.

27 Beekman Street [The Real Deal]: Rapid Park is looking to unload a portfolio of parking garages across Manhattan and Brooklyn, and significant development sites include 25-27 Beekman Street, in the Financial District; the four-story garage contains 84,604 square feet of air rights, and additional air rights are for sale above adjacent buildings.

505 West 43rd Street [Curbed]: The Elad Group is putting plans before Community Board 4 to construct 15- and 16-story residential buildings spanning 501-511 West 43rd Street — above Amtrak railroad lines — in Hell’s Kitchen; the buildings are being proposed above the height limit, and designs have not yet been revealed.

64-11 Queens Boulevard [Brownstoner]: A 19,808 square-foot site at 64-11 Queens Boulevard, in Woodside, has been listed for $12 million; development potential amounts to 99,040 square feet.

495 Dean Street [DNAinfo New York]: The State “has begun condemnation proceedings” to acquire a number of properties within the Pacific Park redevelopment zone, specifically the townhouses spanning 491-495 Dean Street, in Prospect Heights; the existing structures are to be demolished to make way for Tower 15, a 27-story and 272-unit residential building.

85 Water Street [Curbed]: Midtown Equities’ retail and office conversion of the four- and five-story brick warehouse buildings at 85 Water Street — in Dumbo — is currently underway; rooftop additions, designed by STUDIO V, are also planned, and the complex is expected to open in October 2015.

112 West 120th Street [Harlem+Bespoke]: A vacant four-story brownstone at 112 West 120th Street, in Harlem, is receiving a penthouse addition.

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