Deep in southern Brooklyn, in the borderlands between Midwood and Sheepshead Bay, a developer is planning to demolish two houses to make way for an eight-story apartment building at 2226 Ocean Avenue.
Churches and synagogues throughout the five boroughs may be closing and leasing out their property to developers, but one Evangelical church in Baychester, near the northern edge of the Bronx, is building a new three-story community facility and sanctuary at 1915 Bartow Avenue.
Beneath the elevated N/Q tracks in Astoria, a seven-story mixed-use building will likely replace a little two-story walk-up apartment building squeezed between Hoyt Playground and a squat MTA building on 31st Street.
Zar Property NY is planning to expand the five-story, 45,000 square-foot building at 38 Greene Street, in SoHo, by two stories and 12,000 square feet. Per The Real Deal, the new space will accommodate a commercial-condo penthouse, featuring 4,000 square feet of private outdoors space.
Back in February of 2014, YIMBY reported on permits for the two residential towers rising next to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, on Amsterdam Avenue and 113th Street (with an official address of 1047 Amsterdam Avenue). An on-site rendering offered a glimpse at the design, and zoning diagrams showed the overall configuration, but YIMBY can now reveal the full project, designed by Handel Architects.