Workers have begun pouring the foundations for 23-20 Jackson Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use hotel in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by KSQ Architects and developed by The Vorea Group, the corner property will yield 85,851 square feet of retail, offices, and a 72-room hotel operated by San Francisco-based hotelier Sonder Corp.
YIMBY checked in on 141 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the site of a forthcoming 23-story office building. Demolition has concluded and the land sits awaiting excavation for the 360-foot-tall structure, which is being designed by Fogarty Finger Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record. Gregory Jaffe of Savanna is listed as the owner on the applications that were filed in June 2019.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 299 East 161st Street for Concourse Village, The Bronx. Located between Concourse Village East and Park Avenue, the interior lot is steps from the Melrose train station on the MetroNorth’s Harlem line. Also nearby is the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway station serviced by the B and D trains. Jack Weiss under the Bronx 161 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 50-story mixed-use skyscraper at 45-03 23rd Street in Hunters Point, Queens. Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and 45th Avenue, the corner lot is steps from the Court Square subway station, serviced by the E, M, G, and 7 trains. Tavros Capital under the Court Square 45th Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is wrapping up on The Symon, a 13-story condominium building at 70 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights. Colberg Architecture is the architect of record, while Lonicera Partners, Orange Management, and The Davis Companies are the three developers. The project is located between Boerum Place and Court Street and is steps away from the faux subway entrance to the subterranean New York Transit Museum. Studio DB designed the interior and exteriors of the building.