Earlier this year, developer and architect Cary Tamarkin filed applications for a 12-story, 32-unit mixed-use building at 550 West 29th Street, in West Chelsea. Now, a tipster has informed YIMBY that the project is making significant strides, and building permits have been granted. Highline Development Group is the property owner, and CORE will eventually be handling sales. According to filings with the DOB, the building will measure 55,368 square feet, and will include a 5,065 square-foot retail component on the ground floor. Above, residences will average 1,572 square feet apiece. Demolition of the site’s former occupant was completed over the summer.
Charles Guo, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 105-05 Northern Boulevard, in East Elmhurst, with direct access to the Q66 bus running between Flushing and Long Island City. The building will measure 6,410 square feet, and includes 1,780 square feet for retail space on the ground and cellar levels. Residential units will begin on the second floor and average 772 square feet, although a fourth-floor unit will also feature a fifth-floor penthouse. Robert Lin’s Flushing-based A&T Engineering is the applicant of record.
Amid news of a possible student dormitory component in Fortis Property Group’s redevelopment of the Long Island College Hospital property, in Cobble Hill, full breakdowns of the developer’s as-of-right and ULURP-proposed plans have been released. According to The Wall Street Journal, the as-of-right plans call for 528,935 square feet of market-rate residential space, 262,555 square feet of community facility — the dormitory component — as well as 23,375 square feet of public space, but no retail or affordable housing.
New renderings have been published of Essex Crossing‘s 150,000 square-foot bi-level market, dubbed Market Line, per Curbed. The food market will span under Norfolk and Suffolk Streets, on the Lower East Side, connecting to three separate buildings planned on different blocks within the development. The future location of the Essex Street Market will feature an above-grade, two-level promenade, in addition to 9,000 square feet of garden space. A slew of retail options will be made available, in addition to the previously disclosed attractions, including a Regal Cinema and bowling ally. SHoP is designing the Market Line component.
Jintun Yang, operating under an LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 982 50th Street, in Borough Park, seven blocks from the Fort Hamilton Parkway stop on the D train. The building will measure 7,583 square feet, and includes 1,591 square feet for a daycare facility on the ground and cellar levels. Residential units will begin on the second floor and average 749 square feet. Brooklyn-based Shiming Tam is the architect of record, and a two-story townhouse must be demolished before construction begins.