Permits have been filed for three new two-story buildings on Nelson Avenue, in the Great Kills neighborhood of Staten Island. 51-55 Nelson Avenue is two blocks away from a sizable commercial thoroughfare, and three blocks away from the Great Kills station along the Staten Island Railroad. Robert Mack of SLCR Associates is listed as responsible for the development.
After years of waiting, 45 Park Place is finally making a rapid ascent into the Lower Manhattan skyline. The skyscraper will soon rise 43 stories and 667 feet to its rooftop pinnacle, and is being developed by Sharif el-Gamal’s Soho Properties. Although substantially shorter than nearby towers like 30 Park Place, 56 Leonard Street, and 111 Murray Street, the 50-unit structure will still offer comprehensive views of Tribeca to the north, Brooklyn, the Manhattan Bridge, and City Hall to the east, and the World Trade Center, immediately to the south.
Demolition permits have been filed by Nexus Development a two-story building at 171 Chrystie Street, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Its dismantlement is considered an emergency due to damage inflicted nearly two weeks ago from what’s being described as a concrete blowout. Next door, a ten-story building by the same developer and ODA Architecture is already under construction, at 173 Chrystie Street.
Permits have been filed for a fourteen-story residential building at 415 West 120th Street, in Morningside Heights, Manhattan. The area is well known for its pristine buildings, with portions of the neighborhood recently landmarked as a historic district. The site is seven blocks away from the 116th Street subway station serviced by the 1 train, and a steep six blocks from the B and C trains, on Frederick Douglass Boulevard. TriArch Real Estate Group is behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 980 Westchester Avenue, in Foxhurst, The Bronx. The site is one to two blocks away from the Simpson Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Peter Fine of Atlantic Building will be responsible for the development.