Permits Filed for 400 West 219th Street in Inwood, Manhattan

400 West 219th Street in Inwood, Manhattan400 West 219th Street via Google Maps

Permits have been filed for an eight-story educational building at 400 West 219th Street in Inwood, Manhattan. The 20,000-square-foot site borders along Ninth Avenue, West 219th Street, and West 218th Street, and is addressed as 201 West 218th Street. The nearest transit is the 215th Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. Peter Fine of Bolivar Development under the 400 West 219 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

The proposed 104-foot-tall development will yield 121,473 square feet, with 118,231 square feet designated for community facility space. The concrete-based structure will not have any accessory parking.

GF55 Partners is listed as the architect of record.

Demolition permits have not been filed yet for the single-story commercial building on the site. An estimated completion date has not been announced.

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3 Comments on "Permits Filed for 400 West 219th Street in Inwood, Manhattan"

  1. That’s 401 West 218th Street.

  2. This doesn’t really make sense. The lot was listed for sale since June 2019 (post-rezoning ) for $22.5M. It can support a massive amount of development, including 7.2 FAR residential. Building an 8 story educational building with no residential isn’t logical. The owner in Acris is also still the longtime owner (A-1 All German Auto’s proprieter), not the developer named here. Something is awry.

  3. Wait, now this makes sense. This is probably the tech center promised as part of the Inwood rezoning:

    66. Create an Inwood Innovation Hub focused on STEM Talent Solutions
    The 4095 Ninth Avenue RFP will include a request for the development of a new Inwood
    Innovation Hub that will be a center for Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)
    training, education, and entrepreneurship services and programs. It will offer small business and
    talent development support and resources to create access to economic and advancement
    opportunities for local and neighboring communities. The City will work with the local Council
    office throughout the RFP process, and will specify that the facility operator/project developer
    provide the following:
     Staffed Community Space available for education, training, events, innovationfacilitating
    networks, research & development, entrepreneurship and programming
    focused on STEM and other high growth industries and emerging fields.
     Entrepreneurship Services offering resources, support staff, equipment and tools for
    local individual users, groups and small businesses.
     Programming delivered by training providers, industry partners and local institutions.
     Cross Sector Partnerships and Industry Collaborations with academia, workforce and
    small business providers, employers and corporations.
    Suggested local partners could include but are not limited to: CUNY, NY-Presbyterian, Columbia
    University Medical Center, and Yeshiva University.
    Timeline: 4095 Ninth Avenue RFP Release Date tentative FY 20/21

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