Permits have been filed for a 151-key hotel at 97-18 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. The site is four blocks from the Sutphin Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and J trains, and connecting to the JFK AirTrain. The LIRR also runs through the area, at the Jamaica train station three blocks from the site. MP Hospitality is listed as responsible for the development.
The newest Bjarke Ingels Group-designed project has now partially topped out. The taller 36-story component of the XI, at 76 Eleventh Avenue in Chelsea, has reached this milestone when just seven months ago, it was merely two stories high. With only a few months in between YIMBY’s visits, the enormous scale of the new building is quite shocking, as it rose incredibly quickly. The theatric nature of the twisting concrete sculpture certainly catches the attention of visitors from the High Line park, where many tourists are already snapping photographs. HFZ Capital Group is responsible for the development.
Permits have been pre-filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 120 Lexington Avenue in NoMad, Manhattan. The site is a block away from the 6 Train’s 28th Street Station, and two stations away from both Union Square and Grand Central. Four blocks away is the scenic Madison Square Park. Daniel Dabakaroff of Skyland Management is listed as responsible for the development.
Yet another new high-rise is officially about to begin rising in Hudson Yards. Permits have been filed for a 43-story hotel at 450 Eleventh Avenue, across from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and West 37th Street. The 34th Street Hudson Yards subway station is four blocks away. Atria Builders is responsible for the permit filings, and Flushing-based Marx Development Groups will be responsible for the development.
New building permits have been filed for a seven-story hotel at 35 Port Richmond Avenue in Elm Park, Staten Island. The site is distant from public transport, though it is about one mile from the first exit off the Bayonne Bridge, which connects with New Jersey. Three blocks from the lot is the waterside Faber Park, a small scenic public green space. M.S. Savani Architecture is listed as responsible for the design.