Hudson Yards is making major progress, with Related’s core redevelopment over the Eastern Yards now racing towards completion. While progress on the Western Yards is still a few years away, another large site on the southern side of West 30th Street is set for an impressive transformation from under-used retail and industrial buildings into a two-towered residential and commercial project that will top-out 700 feet above street level.
Excavation work is well underway at the site of a planned 59-story, 458-unit mixed-use tower under development at 138 Willoughby Street, located on the corner of Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn. A photo reveals multiple excavators active on site, as well as footings for the foundation. The latest building permits have the project measuring 686,830 square feet and rising 696 feet to its parapet.
Small rental and condo projects are slowly reshaping the prewar streets of Astoria. Today we have a look at a rental development under construction at 37-14 31st Avenue, between 37th and 38th streets.
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 91 Port Richmond Avenue, located on the corner of Ann Street in Elm Park, a neighborhood on Staten Island’s North Shore. The project will measure 6,291 square feet, featuring 1,580 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by six residential units across the second through fourth floors. The apartments should average 785 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Century Consulting Corporation is the applicant of record. The 1,900-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story commercial building. Demolition permits have not been filed.
An anonymous College Point-based company has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 25-62 97th Street, located on the corner of Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst. The project will measure 11,876 square feet. There will be medical office space in the cellar and 4,286 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential units will be located across the second through fourth floors and should average 759 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Roslyn, N.Y.-based CNA Builders & Consultant Corp. is the applicant of record. The 6,308-square-foot lot was occupied by a single-story house until June of 2016, when the structure was demolished.