YIMBY has the latest on progress at the Robert A.M. Stern Architects-designed 250 West 81st Street, on the Upper West Side, which has finally topped-out at 209 feet, right on schedule. The new building fits neatly in the neighborhood, with a myriad of classical sensibilities embellishing the façade as well as the interiors. Alongside the topping-out, a slew of new interior renderings have also been revealed.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) has released its long-term plan for the development of the district, with the ambition of creating 10,000 new jobs in the coming years. This would bring total employment to 30,000 jobs for the area. Most exciting is news that another $2.5 billion will be invested into expanding the yard by five million square feet, for manufacturing space as well as complementary businesses from the creative, tech, and innovation sectors.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 87-83 168th Street, in Jamaica, Queens. The site is seven blocks away from the Parson Boulevard Subway Station, serviced by the E and F trains. Six blocks further is the Jamaica Center Subway Station, the final stop for the E, J and Z trains. Ziyana Properties will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for two three-story structures at 510 and 512 New Lots Avenue, in East New York, Brooklyn. The site is three blocks away from the Van Siclen Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. Previous construction remains unfinished on the site from 2004, with the project remaining derelict for over a decade. Sambrial Realty of New York, the owner listed on both permits, will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a seven-story mixed-use building at 250 Lenox Road, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the Church Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Eight blocks away is the Parkside Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the Q train, at the Southeast corner of Prospect Park. The property was sold in mid-December of last year for $1.9 million.