Excavation and foundation work is moving along at 2551 Broadway, site of a 276,578-square-foot mixed-use building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Permits filed in early February list Stephen B. Jacobs Group as the architect of record and Tyler Workman under the Paragon JV Prop III LLC as the owner behind the applications for the project, which will rise 22 stories at the corner of 96th Street. The property will contain 130 residences spread across 215,866 square feet, for an average scope of 1,660 square feet, most likely indicating condominiums. The building will also feature 9,080 square feet of commercial space.
Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, abbreviated as Catholic Charities, has begun construction on a new six-story affordable housing project for seniors in Astoria, Queens. Located at 23-11 31st Road, the project will debut as Bishop Valero Residence with 102 units designated for low-income seniors and the formerly homeless.
Façade work is making progress on 232 East 54th Street, a 420-foot-tall residential tower in Midtown East. The 40-story structure is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, and Elk Investors is last reported to be its exclusive developer, though ownership may have fully transferred to Mossanen Group and an LLC known as East 54th St. Properties. The topped-out tower rises between Second and Third Avenues, not far from landmarks like the Lipstick Building and 601 Lexington Avenue, formerly known as the Citigroup Center.
Construction could soon break ground on a 16-story residential building in Rego Park, Queens, following the release of new renderings from RJ Capital Holdings. The developer, which has filed proposals under the name Trylon LLC, is now waiting on approvals from the Department of City Planning to begin an exhaustive public review process.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 2700 Church Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Church Avenue, the lot is two blocks west of the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Yanky Geldzahler under the 2700 Church Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.