Nearly a year ago, a new look was revealed for an Upper West Side development. Now, construction is well underway and YIMBY has the latest renderings for 207 West 75th Street.
207 West 75th Street
Back in July of 2014, YIMBY brought you renderings of the proposed 14-story, 10-unit residential building at 207 West 75th Street, on the Upper West Side. The project required a special permit from the Board of Standards and Appeals, but the developer was unsuccessful in obtaining a variance and the site was eventually unloaded for $13.25 million in 2015. The new developer, Opal Holdings, has since filed applications to expand the existing two-story building into a seven-story, five-unit mixed-use one. Real Estate Weekly now reports a $14.8 million construction loan has been secured for the 20,000-square-foot project. There will be 5,000 square feet of retail on the ground and cellar levels, and full-floor apartments beginning on the second floor. The sixth and seventh floors will contain a five-bedroom duplex penthouse featuring a terrace. Jeffrey Cole Architects is designing.
UPDATE: Per a reader’s tip, 207 West 75th Street is actually not Landmarked, and the site had to go through BSA review rather than the LPC, which grants special permits. The proposal for a new building at…