The 12-story rental building at 69 East 125th Street in East Harlem is getting close to its full height. The developers have sent along shots of the construction, which has reached the 11th floor along 125th Street.
Greystone & Co.
The building at the corner of Fourth Avenue and President Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn will become a gym, thanks to approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. This comes after minor backlash against Greystone & Co.’s plans to turn 227 Fourth Avenue into condominiums. The gym will reportedly be operated by Blink Fitness, though Blink’s logo could not be found in the submitted plans.
In February, YIMBY brought you news of Greystone & Co.’s planned 12-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 69 East 125th Street, in northern East Harlem. Now Harlem+Bespoke has an on-site rendering of the project, which will feature 5,640 square feet of retail space, per applications approved in May. Kutnicki Bernstein Architects is designing, and completion is expected in June 2017, per signage. Existing four- and single-story structures, which were filed for demolition in February, must first be removed.
In 2008, 125th Street uptown was rezoned to allow denser residential uses along its width. Redevelopment has been slow – commercial thoroughfares are always slow to change, since high ground-floor retail rents discourage rebuilding –…