Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 161 East 81 Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The site is six blocks away from the 86th Street Lexington subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains, and seven blocks from the recently-opened 86th Street 2nd Avenue subway station, serviced by the Q and R trains. Just four blocks away is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The building’s owner, Jong Mok Che, will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 142-20 Sanford Avenue, in Flushing, Queens. The site is five blocks from the Main Street subway station, end of the line for 7 trains, and four blocks from the LIRR train station. ZT Sanford Realty is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 1672 Castle Hill Avenue in Westchester Square, The Bronx. The site is five blocks from Castle Hill Avenue, serviced by the 6 strains. Onsite Property Management is behind the applications.
Developers are transforming a formerly brutalist building at 592 Fifth Avenue, on the corner of East 48th Street in Midtown Manhattan, and today YIMBY has the first look at its impending appearance. Formerly occupied by Bank of America, the structure is being refurbished for renewed commercial-retail use, with speculation that Puma could become an anchor tenant.
Plans have been revealed for 670 new affordable apartments within two buildings in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comes as part of the neighborhood’s rezoning announced last September. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) along with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) jointly announced the project.