A rendering has been spotted on the construction fence of the development site at 97-01 Waltham Street, in downtown Jamaica. An eight-story, 58-key hotel project is planned, per the latest building permits. The new building will measure 31,346 square feet and rise 85 feet above street level to its roof. Guest amenities include a fitness center, a business center, two off-street parking spaces, and storage for five bikes. There will also be a 2,379-square-foot “social club” on the ground floor. Nehalkumar Gandhi’s North Bergen, N.J.-based LLC is the developer and Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based firm is the architect of record. Completion is currently scheduled for 2017.
Gerald Caliendo Architect
Briarwood-based HIIC Builders has filed applications for two four-story, six-unit residential buildings at 948-954 Herkimer Street, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The buildings will measure 6,128 square feet each and their residential units should average 714 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 44-foot-wide, 4,400-square-foot site is currently occupied by a small two-story townhouse. Demolition permits were filed in September. The Ralph Avenue stop on the C train is two blocks away.
An 11-story building is nearing completion at 926 Sedgwick Avenue in the Highbridge section of the Bronx. At 117 feet high, the building stands as a minor but noticeable addition to the Harlem River skyline, perched upon the high river bank alongside both pre-war buildings and recent residential developments that flank the Major Deegan Expressway. Listed as a “transient hotel” in the building permits, the property will feature 64 units spread across 29,370 square feet of its 33,000-square-foot interior. Gerald J. Caliendo of Caliendo Architects is the applicant of record. Prasanna Venkatesha of Sita Ram LLC is listed as the owner.
Brooklyn-based Infinity Properties has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 16 Underhill Avenue, in Prospect Heights. The project will measure 5,513 square feet and its residential units should average 1,207 square feet apiece. The full-floor apartments will likely be condominiums. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 2,427-square-foot property is vacant. The Clinton-Washington Avenues stop on the C train is two blocks away.
D&F Development Group has recently filed applications for another 82-unit residential building, at 127-10 Locust Manor Lane, within their multi-building Locust Manor Estates development in South Jamaica. The project will rise 14 stories and measure 89,382 square feet. Its residential units should average 1,029 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. All of the apartments will be subsidized rentals. Amenities include a community room, a 29-car parking garage, storage for 41 bikes, tenant storage, and laundry facilities. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record.