JDS is making its mark on the East Side with two copper-clad towers on First Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets, and photographer Tectonic recently took several progress shots of the ambitious rental project at 626 First Avenue.
Property owner Tongyun Lu has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 57-50 Granger Street, in Corona, located two blocks north of the Long Island Expressway. The project will measure 7,966 square feet in total, and units will average a relatively spacious 996 square feet apiece. Dezhang Fang, based in Flushing, is the architect of record, and the existing two-story, multi-family structure was filed for demolition in November.
North Development Group has purchased the development assemblage spanning 286-306 Wythe Avenue, in northwestern Williamsburg, for $26.5 million, according to Commercial Observer. The new owner plans to build a mixed-use project of 40 to 50 residential units with retail and community space; the site has 51,200 square feet of development rights. The existing single-story warehouses will be demolished, which is a departure from previously filed plans calling for an expansion of the structures.
Early in November, renderings surfaced of the planned 12-story redevelopment of the single-story commercial building at 225 East Houston Street, on the Lower East Side, and now applications have been filed for the expansion project. The existing 17,471 square-foot property will be expanded to 41,000 square feet. The development will include a 6,800 square-foot ground-floor retail component and its 38 residential units will average 900 square feet apiece. Bluarch Architecture is responsible for the most recent renderings, but that firm is no longer working with the property owner, per Bowery Boogie; Rogers Architects is the architect of record. The existing former Provident Loan Society building is not a city landmark, but preservationist Christian Emanuel has filed a request for evaluation (RFE) with the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Eric Orlofsky, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential building at 83 Eagle Street, in northern Greenpoint, eight blocks north of the G train’s stop at Greenpoint Avenue. The first floor will have one unit and the next two floors will accommodate two units each. The last unit will span the fourth floor along with a fifth-floor penthouse, according to the Schedule A. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the applicant of record, and an existing single-story structure must first be demolished.