In December, YIMBY revealed renderings of Silverstein’s and El-Ad Properties’ 41-story, 365-unit mixed-use building planned for 1 West End Avenue, in Lincoln Square, and now Curbed has renderings of the building’s interior, which is being designed by Jeffrey Beers. Foundation work is currently underway at the site, and completion is slated for 2017. The Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed building will feature an affordable residential portion in its eight-story stone-clad base, and retail space is planned on the ground floor.
Applications filed last December at 504-524 Myrtle Avenue, in Clinton Hill, called for a six-story, 92-unit mixed-use building, but DNAinfo reports the unit count has increased, and the project will now stand eight stories tall. In the old filings, retail spanned 20,755 square feet on the first two levels. A rendering has also appeared at the site, where a single-story building has now been demolished. HTO Architects is designing, and Silverstone Property Group is developing.
Time Equities plans to convert The Venetian, a five-story, 33-unit rental building at 447 Avenue P in the southwestern corner of Midwood, into condominiums. The developer acquired the building in December of 2014 for $27 million, just two years after the project opened in 2012. The building, located a block away from the Avenue P stop on the F line, also has 8,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Time Equities’ 64-story, 191-condo-unit luxury tower under construction at 50 West Street, in the Financial District, is now 50 stories up, according to Curbed. Construction has progressed quickly; last November, the structure was just three stories tall, and by March, it was half of its current height. Units are now 50% sold out, and completion is slated for 2016. Helmut Jahn is designing, and the tower will also include roughly 21,100 square feet of commercial space, with retail and office condominiums spanning the first two stories.
Excavation has begun at 45-08 23rd Street, in Long Island City, where Mary Rera is planning a three-story, four-unit mixed-use building, according to The Court Square Blog. Specific square-footage breakdowns are unavailable, but the entire structure, mechanical space included, will measure 6,000 square feet. Schematics were posted on-site late last year, and Edward Hicks is the architect of record.