603 Mother Gaston Boulevard [Brownstoner]: Dattner Architects has revealed updated renderings for a 12-story, 100-unit affordable building at the vacant lot within 603 Mother Gaston Boulevard, in Brownsville. CAMBA Housing Ventures is developing, and completion is expected in 2016.
Sloan Cancer Facility [Newsday]: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is developing a $140 million, 105,000 square-foot “outpatient treatment and research facility” on a 5-acre parcel of vacant land southwest of the Coliseum, in East Garden City. Comprised of two structures, the facility is expected “to open by 2018.”
361 Central Park West [Curbed]: The LPC has granted developers approval to convert the landmarked church at 361 Central Park West, on the Upper West Side, to residential. The approval came after presenting the proposal to the LPC twice prior; Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects is designing.
25-19 43rd Avenue [The Court Square Blog]: Excavation has kicked-off at 25-19 43rd Avenue, in Long Island City, where Ekstein Development has planned a nine-story, 86-unit residential building measuring 68,145 square feet. GF55 is designing, and a completion date has yet to be disclosed.
628 5th Avenue [Commercial Observer]: The three-story, 22,500 square-foot building spanning 626-630 5th Avenue, in Park Slope, has been sold for $7.5 million “as a redevelopment site.” The site has enough unused air rights for a fourth story, although plans have yet to be released by the new owner.
199 Franklin Avenue [Brownstoner]: Two connected five-story, three-unit residential buildings — each measuring nearly 13,200 square feet — at 199-201 Franklin Avenue, in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant, have topped-out. Asher Hershkowitz is designing, and completion is expected this Fall.
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