Construction is close to topping out on the six-story, 37-unit mixed-use building under development at 23-01 41st Avenue, located on the corner of 23rd Street in the Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. Progress can be seen thanks to an update by The Court Square Blog. The latest building permits indicate the structure will measure 42,367 square feet and rise 60 feet to its roof, not included the bulkhead, when complete.
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame has revealed plans to develop the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel Building, a mixed-use structure that will include a museum, retail space, an entertainment complex, and a five-star hotel. Specific details have not been disclosed in terms of the scope of the project, but an preliminary rendering depicts a mid-rise structure. The organization will choose between two undisclosed sites, both of which are located in Manhattan and benefit from tourism and good transit, Real Estate Weekly reported. The Hip Hop Hall of Fame is currently seeking development partners for the project. Completion is anticipated in 2019.
New Orleans-based Redmellon Restoration and Development is planning to convert the five-story office building at 579 Broad Street, located on the corner of Central Avenue in downtown Newark, into a mixed-use building with 48 residential units. The ground floor will contain 5,591 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential units throughout the rest of the building will be rental apartments, Jersey Digs reported. Eminent Investment Group is the current property owner, as Redmellon has not closed on the sale of the property at this time. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.
An anonymous Queens-based LLC has filed applications for two four-story, two-unit mixed-use buildings at 161-10 and 161-12 46th Avenue, in East Flushing. The buildings will measure 6,500 square feet each. Both will have the same configuration, with 1,593 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, a single residential unit on the second floor, followed by a residential unit across the third and fourth floors. Ling Li’s Flushing-based Li Architect Associates is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is occupied by an single-story auto repair shop. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Foundation work is now underway on the 38-story, 251-unit mixed-use project under development at 515 West 36th Street, to be located on the future corner of Hudson Boulevard in the Hudson Yards District. The site can be seen thanks to pictures taken by NY Construction Photography. The latest building permits indicate the tower will encompass 328,473 square feet and rise 418 feet to the roof, not including bulkhead elements.