Mixed-Use

164-11 Highland Avenue

Four-Story, 10-Unit Mixed-Use Project Coming To 164-11 Highland Avenue, Jamaica Hills

Rey Nieto, head of a Queens-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 164-11 Highland Avenue, in Jamaica Hills, six blocks from the E and F trains’ stop at Parsons Boulevard. The building will measure 12,427 square feet in total, which includes a 3,094 square-foot community facility on the basement level. Residential units above will average 933 square feet. Fei Zeng’s Flushing-based Z&T Engineering is the applicant of record, and demolition on an existing two-story home began earlier this month.


517 West 29th Street

Redevelopment Of Six-Story Warehouse At 517 West 29th Street Planned, Chelsea

Six Sigma is in contract to purchase the six-story commercial building at 517-523 West 29th Street, in West Chelsea, for $54 million, and plans to redevelop the property. The existing building is being used as a self-storage facility and measures 55,000 square feet, although the site carries 19,000 square feet of unused development rights. The exact details on the redevelopment have not been disclosed, per The Real Deal.


Plan to Remake West 29th Street Halted by Time, Lack of Quorum

There is a plan in the works that would drastically change West 29th Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue. It involves six buildings in total, including two individual landmarks, and includes one 64-story mixed-use tower. The plan, being developed by HFZ Capital and the Collegiate Churches of New York, was presented to the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. Members of the public testified, but by the time that happened, it was about 6 p.m. and, not having a quorum, no action was taken and the matter was tabled.

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1865 Broadway

1865 Broadway Revealed, SOM-Designed Replacement of the American Bible Society

Back in early 2014, YIMBY featured a first look at speculative plans for the redevelopment of the American Bible Society. That concept fell through, but we followed up with a post that included a prospective design by architects Goldstein Hill & West. Now, Skidmore Owings & Merrill has been tapped to design the project, and thanks to a tipster’s submission of diagrams for the project, we were able to create renderings that are a close approximation of what the building will ultimately look like.

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275 4th Avenue

Developers Now Plan 11-Story, 44-Unit Condo Project At 275 Fourth Avenue, Park Slope

Late last winter, Slate Property Group and Adam America Real Estate began excavation on their planned 11-story, 78-unit rental building at 275 Fourth Avenue/251 1st Street, in Park Slope, located four blocks south of the Union Street stop on the R train. But now, the developers are turning the residential project into 44 condominiums. Ground-floor retail and health care spaces are still planned, which will measure 4,476 and 300 square feet, respectively. ODA Architecture is designing, and sales are expected to launch in early 2016.


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