Hoboken-based Urban Square Properties is moving forward with demolition work to make way for a six-story, 27-unit mixed-use building at 500 Palisades Avenue, located on the corner of Bowers Street in The Heights section of Jersey City. The project will include 2,834 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, as well as a gallery. There will also be a 14-car parking garage, Jersey Digs reported. Lee Levine Architects is behind the design. The project was approved in May by the city’s Zoning Board. Urban Square then purchased the property, previously owned by CLG Properties, for roughly $1.9 million during the summer. A targeted completion date has not been revealed.
The blocks near the Barclays Center are filled with new construction, from townhouses to skyscrapers. Today, construction chronicler Tectonic brings YIMBY an update on The Hendrik, a modestly sized, brick-clad condo project that’s taking shape at the corner of Third Avenue and Pacific Street in Boerum Hill.
Foundation work is underway on the 25-story, 31-unit mixed-use building under development at 1 Beekman Street, located on the corner of Park Row in the Financial District. The work can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. In September, YIMBY revealed renderings of the project, which is set to encompass 95,285 square feet and rise 299 feet in height to its main roof. Adding the bulkhead brings the tower’s pinnacle to 335 feet. The first four floors will contain 14,583 square feet of commercial space, with retail on the ground floor and offices on the upper three. The residential units, which will be condominiums, are spread across the sixth through 22nd floors. Urban Muse is the developer and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is the design architect. SLCE Architects is serving as the executive architect and completion is expected in early 2018.
Great Neck, N.Y.-based Adora Realty has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit mixed-use building at 1510 Fulton Street, in southern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project will measure 6,933 square feet and will include a 415-square-foot retail unit on the ground floor. The residential units, spanning the ground through fourth floors, including a fifth-floor mezzanine level, should average 707 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Sung-Ho Shin’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story retail building. Demolition permits were filed in July.
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 61-15 184th Street, in Fresh Meadows. The project will measure 8,000 square feet. Part of the ground and cellar levels will feature 1,202 square feet of retail space. In addition, a 1,502-square-foot children’s daycare center will also be located on the ground floor. Two full-floor residential units, averaging 1,000 square feet apiece, will occupy the two top floors. Flushing-based A&T Engineering is the applicant of record. The 4,000-square-foot site is occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed earlier this month.