Permits have been filed for a 26-story mixed-use building at 30 Front Street, a parking lot for the Jehovah Witnesses Watchtower building in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The lot was the last significant piece of property that the organization had to sell, a process started in 2011 following a decision to move upstate to Warwick, New York. Fortis Property Group is behind the applications.
Yesterday, plans to install a temporary winter village on top of the recently built Pier 17 in FiDi went before the LPC, and were approved. The addition will bring an ice rink, warming hut, deck, and market space during the cold season. Howard Hughes is responsible for the $785 million development of the new shopping center and public space.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 37-00 24th Street in Astoria, Queens. The site is eight blocks away from 36th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Lin Jieng Zhang is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential and museum building at 47-11 90th Street, an unusually positioned lot between a row of extant structures and an elevated subway track in Elmhurst, Queens. The Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station is five blocks away, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Song Liu is listed as behind the applications.
The Kent is a 30-story residential building at 200 East 95th Street under construction on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Progress is just inches from completion, and the structure is now settling into the surrounding neighborhood.