Full demolition permits have been filed for the three-story building at 45 East 126th Street, in Harlem, along with adjacent lots 1975 and 1981 Madison Avenue. Owned by Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church, the three buildings were built at separate times, but some of the construction dates back to 1905 according to NYC Planning records. The Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church was founded in 1942 yet the edifice it currently occupies was built from 1869-71, for St. James Methodist Episcopal Church of Harlem. The Neo-Gothic building features a noble bell tower and vaulted interior.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
New construction permits have been filed for a 17-story residential project at 323 East 79th Street, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The site is seven blocks north of the 72nd Street subway station, and seven blocks south of the 86th Street subway station, both serviced by the Q train. Spruce Capital Partners is listed as behind the applications. The firm is also responsible for the condo development at 151 78th Street in the same neighborhood, which features 14 full-floor units and three penthouses.
Full demolition permits have been filed for the two-story building at 1009 2nd Avenue, in Sutton Place, Manhattan. The site currently houses a 6,208 square foot office building built in 1964, with four units, and is located between East 53rd and East 54th Streets.
Full demolition permits have been filed for the four-story building at 192 Montague Street, also known as 200 Montague, in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn. The 46,000 square-foot office building was built in 1960, and has a total of three units across the four floors. In 2007, Midtown Equities acquired 200 Montague from HSBC Bank. There is also a retail component at the ground level. James M. Patterson of Ancora Engineering is listed as the applicant of record.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 53 East 51st Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Remsen Avenue and Rutland Road, the interior site is situated close to the major thoroughfare of Utica Avenue. The lot is also about five blocks south of the Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park. Less than eight blocks north is the Utica Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Ben Weiss of East 51 Enterprise LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.