A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Larkin Plaza, the two-towered, 439-unit mixed-use development planned at 22 Nepperhan Street in downtown Yonkers. The rental complex will consist of a 25-story, 280-unit building on the corner of Nepperhan Street and Warburton Avenue, as well as a 17-story, 159-unit structure fronting Main Street. A two-story commercial building, with 35,000 square feet of retail space, will also front a long stretch of Nepperhan Street, Westfair reported. A three-story, 539-car parking garage is also planned. RXR Realty is the developer. Foundation work is imminent, with completion anticipated for 2018.
An anonymous Sunnyside-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 87-35 162nd Street, in Jamaica Hills. The project will measure 8,078 square feet and include 556 square feet of medical offices on the ground floor, plus additional space in the cellar. The residential units on the floors above should average 893 square feet apiece. Djula Lukovic’s Astoria-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
The Chetrit Group is in the early stages of planning for a mixed-use project that would rise on the irregularly-shaped, eight-acre property at 57-46 56th Street, in Maspeth. The developer previously sat down with local elected officials to discuss rezoning the property for residential units, according to Crain’s, which would trigger the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), as the site is currently located within an Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) and zoned for manufacturing. Nothing yet has been formally proposed. Multiple low-rise industrial warehouses occupy the property.
Rockaway Beach is about to get a boutique hotel designed by Wythe Hotel architect Morris Adjmi. New building applications were filed Tuesday for the six-story project at 108-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, between 108th and 109th Streets.
Renderings have been revealed of the proposed 62-story, 732-unit mixed-use tower at 259 Clinton Street, a.k.a. 271 South Street, on the Lower East Side. The latest plans, presented earlier this week, have the new building rising 724 feet in height. It would include 2,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. the Lo-Down reported. Twenty-five percent, or 183 units, would be designated as permanent affordable housing, of which roughly 100 would be set aside for low-income seniors. The Starrett Corporation is the developer and Perkins Eastman is behind the architecture. The project must go through an environmental review with the Department of City Planning. Construction is tentatively expected to begin in 2018. The site is currently vacant.