20 West 40th Street [Chipperfield]: A tipster sent along word that David Alan Chipperfield has been selected as the design architect of 20 West 40th Street, to be developed by HFZ Capital. Chipperfield was also the architect behind the renovation and conversion of the American Radiator Building just down the block, heading the icon’s transformation into the Bryant Park Hotel.
46 Meadowland Parkway [The Record]: Hartz Mountain Industries Inc. has plans “to build a [multi-story], 303,000 square-foot warehouse and/or data center” at the vacant lot of 46 Meadowland Parkway, in Secaucus. The developer had demolished two office buildings previously home to the site, and plan to begin construction in January, “with a completion date in fall of next year.”
11-35 45th Avenue [The Court Square Blog]: Dubbed Murray Park North, the six-story, 39-unit residential being constructed at 11-35 45th Avenue — in Long Island City — is now at the fourth floor. Despite rapid progress, the project is anticipated for delivery in Spring 2016.
88 55th Avenue [Queens Courier]: The vacant parcel at 88 55th Avenue — in Elmhurst — has sold for $26.5 million to “Justice Ave Tower LLC.” According to Massey Knakal, 227,352 square feet of building potential exists; plans have not yet been revealed.
32 Prince Street [Curbed]: Hamlin Ventures and Time Equities have released renderings of their residential conversion at the landmarked four-story St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral building located at 32-38 Prince Street, in Nolita. The building will be composed of seven condo units and two townhouse buildings, and the project has been approved by the LPC.
2040 Frederick Douglass Boulevard [HarlemGal]: On-site renderings have been posted at 2040-2046 Frederick Douglass Boulevard — in Harlem — where Artimus Construction is developing a 12-story, 50-unit mixed-use building totaling 87,776 square feet. The former gas station has been removed, excavation appears imminent, and completion is set for Winter 2017.
828 Bedford Avenue [Brownstoner]: Foundation work has commenced at 828 Bedford Avenue — in northern Bedford-Stuyvesant — where an LLC is building a six-story, 11-unit residential building of nearly 15,000 square feet. Schematics have been posted on-site, and completion is set for Fall 2015.
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