Ismael Leyva



232 East 54th Street Tops Out in Sutton Place, Manhattan

232 East 54th Street has topped-out, and now stands 24 stories above a 5,000 square foot plot of land in the Midtown East neighborhood of Sutton Place, between Second and Third Avenues. Ismael Leyva Architects is the designer while Elias Kalimian of Elk Investors is the developer of the project. The 237-foot tall mixed-use building covers 59,381 square feet, and will have 75 units within averaging close to 800 square feet apiece.

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144-74 Northern Boulevard, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 144-74 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, Queens

Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 144-74 Northern Boulevard, in Flushing, Queens. Seven blocks away is the Murray Hill Train Station, serviced by the Port Washington line on the Long Island Railroad. Thirteen blocks away is the Main Street Subway Station, end of the line in Queens for 7 trains, an anchor point for the commercial area. Sky View Northern Companies will be responsible for the development.

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Block 675, image by FXFOWLE

New Details For 62-Story Multi-Tower Block 675 Redevelopment, Hudson Yards

Back in June, YIMBY reported on progress for the Block 675 Redevelopment, just to the southwest of Related’s Hudson Yards supertalls. The site sits on the corner of 30th Street and 11th Avenue, and there, Douglaston Development and Lalezarian Properties want to use air rights transferred from Chelsea Piers via the Special Hudson River Park District to build over 1,200 apartments. Now, we have some fresh renderings, a clearer look at Tower B, and the latest figures for the still-growing proposal, which consists of two towers being designed by FXFOWLE and Ismael Leyva Architects.

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