YIMBY Today: Louis Armstrong House Museum Revealed in Queens, More

34-49 107th Street34-49 107th Street, rendering by Caples Jefferson Architects

34-49 107th Street [Queens Courier]: Renderings have been released of the Louis Armstrong House Museum planned for the vacant lot at 34-49 107th Street, in North Corona. Caples Jefferson is behind the two-story, 8,737 square-foot structure’s design, and construction is imminent.

141 Willoughby Street

141 Willoughby Street, rendering via Savanna Partners

141 Willoughby Street [Curbed]: Savanna Partners has revealed plans at 141 Willoughby Street — in Downtown Brooklyn — for “a 30-story mixed-use tower with a retail base, and student housing, commercial or residential space above.” The site boasts 120,000 square feet of development rights and is currently occupied by a three-story structure; the developer is seeking a variance to build larger than current zoning allows.

304 Mulberry Street [The Real Deal]: Broad Street Development will demolish the six-story, 91-rental-unit building located at 304-308 Mulberry Street, in NoHo, and “replace it with a [cantilevering] structure.” With recently transferred air rights, the site has “about 107,000 square feet” of building potential.

5 West 125th Street

5 West 125th Street, image via Harlem+Bespoke

5 West 125th Street [Harlem+Bespoke]: Steel has risen to the third floor of the planned six-story, 101,408 square-foot mixed-use building being constructed at 5-15 West 125th Street, in Harlem. Three floors have been leased to commercial tenants, while the upper floors will hold 30 rental units. Completion is set for Fall of 2015, and Rosenbaum Design Group is the architect.

150 Bruckner Boulevard [Commercial Observer]: An Italian manufacturing company, under the real estate arm SICIS North America, plans to “purchase and renovate” the vacant two-story, 50,000 square-foot building — located at 150 Bruckner Boulevard, in Port Morris — for $15.5 million. The company will make the expansion if tax breaks are approved.

1047 Amsterdam Avenue

1047 Amsterdam Avenue, image via Harlem+Bespoke

1047 Amsterdam Avenue [Curbed]: Brodsky Organization’s duel-tower 14-story residential development — with a combined total of 428 units — is on the rise at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, in Morningside Heights.

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