YIMBY checked in recently at 520 Fifth Avenue, the site of a planned 920-foot-tall skyscraper that takes the number 13 spot on our countdown of the tallest projects in progress in New York City. Located in Midtown at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, the plot sits cleared for construction, which YIMBY expects will commence sometime in 2020. YIMBY last reported that Handel Architects is designing and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties is developing the project in conjunction with SMI USA. Ceruzzi purchased the property in 2015 for $275 million from Thor Equities.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 531 Concord Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located between East 147th Street and East 149th Street, the lot is five blocks west of the East 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Meshulem Z. Twersky under the 533-531 Concord LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction on 3 East 3rd Street in the East Village is substantially complete, with occupancy expected in the next few weeks. The six-story building is located just off of the intersection of East 3rd Street and Bowery, on the border of the East Village and The Bowery. YIMBY last reported that the property is designed and developed by Barrett Design.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 778 Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located between Nostrand Avenue and Marcy Avenue, the lot is near the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation recently submitted proposals to New York City’s Department of City Planning to facilitate the redevelopment of a 29-acre stretch of waterfront industrial property and surrounding lands in Flushing, Queens. The proposals were drafted in collaboration with Langan Engineering and Environmental Services and contain new renderings from Hill West Architects offering a first look at what’s to come.