YIMBY Today: Silverstein and Elad Group Seek Funding for Riverside Center Tower, More

Riverside Center10 Riverside Blvd at bottom left, image by Christian de Portzamparc

1 West End Avenue [Commercial Observer]: Silverstein Properties and Elad Group are seeking “about $500 million in construction funds” to develop a mixed-use 366-unit tower at 1 West End Avenue, located within the Riverside Center redevelopment on the Far West Side.

Sunnyside Yards Development [Queens Courier]: Community Board 2 has approved “to begin a feasibility study regarding building a platform above the railroad tracks” of the Sunnyside Yards, in Long Island City; the area being considered runs from 21st Street to Queens Boulevard, and new construction could include “a hospital, affordable housing, a school, [or] public space.”

192 7th Avenue South, via SRA Architecture + Engineering

192 7th Avenue South, via SRA Architecture + Engineering

192 7th Avenue South [Curbed]: A five-story commercial and residential building has been approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission this week, located at 192 7th Avenue South, in the West Village; an existing single-story structure must first be demolished, and SRA Architecture is designing.

22-22 Jackson Avenue, rendering by ODA

22-22 Jackson Avenue, rendering by ODA

22-22 Jackson Avenue [The Court Square Blog]: Rebar and scaffolding are now protruding up from street level at the site of an under construction 11-story and 182-unit mixed-use building of 168,000 square feet at 22-22 Jackson Avenue, in Long Island City; completion is slated for the Fall of 2015.

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