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Kenneth Horn (Middle) with the two most substantial projects under his management, The Woolworth Building (left, c. 1913 courtesy Wikimedia) and 250 West 81st Street (courtesy Alchemy)

Alchemy Properties’ Kenneth Horn Talks City Hall Park’s Evolution, Converting The Woolworth, And More

Since its founding in 1990, Kenneth Horn’s Alchemy Properties has acquired over two million square feet of residential space in New York City. During those 28 years, Mr. Horn has personally overseen the sales of $2 billion of real estate, all with a staff of about thirty people. With a full slate of new developments in the works, YIMBY sat down with Ken to discuss the firm’s current plans.

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1228-1234 Madison Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 20-Story Building at 1230 Madison Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Permits have been filed for a 20-story mixed-use building at 1230 Madison Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The site is ideally located for culturally engaged residents, as it is on the same block as the Guggenheim Museum, and just six blocks away from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Six blocks away is the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Real Estate Equities Corporation (R.E.E.C.) is behind the applications.

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1283 Ocean Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 1283 Ocean Avenue, Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1283 Ocean Avenue in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. The site is five blocks away from the Avenue H subway station serviced by the Q trains, and ten blocks away from the Flatbush Avenue subway station, end of the line for 2 and 5 trains and center of a substantial commercial intersection. Vision Developers LLC is responsible for the development.

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