Back in November, YIMBY reported on demolition permits for three adjacent four-story buildings at the corner of 120-124 Lexington Avenue, in Kips Bay, Manhattan. New construction permits have now been filed for a 10-story mixed-use building at 120 Lexington Avenue. The site, between 28th and 29th streets, is located one block east of the 28th Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Four blocks away is Madison Square Park. Daniel Dabakaroff of Skyland Management is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Union Theological Seminary is working to sell air rights to Lendlease and L+M Development Partners to create a 42-story tower in Morningside Heights. Robert A. M. Stern Architects is designing the new mixed-use building, which will stand 466 feet to its pinnacle, easily making it the tallest in the neighborhood. The project is part of a $125 million rehabilitation initiative which will also include much needed renovations to the Seminary’s 119-year old campus.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 50 Commercial Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The site is located between Clay and Box Streets, in the northern end of the neighborhood. Nearby transportation includes the LIRR at Long Island City, the ferry at India Street, and the G train at Greenpoint Avenue, all of which are within a half mile’s walk. Nicholas Manetta, founder of Rimani Realty, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 2321 Belmont Avenue, in Belmont, The Bronx. Located between East 183rd Street and Crescent Avenue, the interior site is five blocks west of the Bronx Zoo. Less than a mile north is the Fordham train stop on the MetroNorth, and the 182nd-183rd Streets Station is less than one mile to the west, serviced by the B and D trains. Golan Darvish of Belmont Ave 2321 Corporation is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 915 56th Street, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located between 9th Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway, the site is relatively close to numerous subway stations. Within half a mile is the N train at both Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 8th Avenue, as well as the D train at 50th Street. Hai Qin Lin of 915-56 LDHQ Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.