An anonymous Lower Manhattan-based LLC has filed applications for two two-story, two-family houses at 9806 and 9808 Avenue N, located on the corner of East 98th Street in Canarsie. The buildings will measure 3,780 square feet and 3,710 square feet respectively. Across both, the residential units should average 1,072 square feet apiece. There will also be a total of four off-street parking spaces. Sugnam Chang’s Brooklyn-based Basic Groups Corporation is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot plot is occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits were filed in late 2015.
The Helmut Jahn-designed, 64-story skyscraper at 50 West Street is nearly complete and ready for residents. And we have some stunning new photos, shot from a helicopter, of the 780-foot-tall tower in the Financial District.
Effective today, a multi-block stretch of the East River Esplanade is closed temporarily as work is undertaken for the expansion of Rockefeller University’s Upper East Side campus. All pedestrians and cyclists will be unable to access the stretch between East 63rd and 68th streets, from Monday, February 13 to Friday, March 31.
The 21-story, 73-unit mixed-use building under development at 319 Schermerhorn Street, located on the corner of Nevins Street in Downtown Brooklyn, has topped out since YIMBY’s last update in August, and façade installation is well underway. The latest building permits indicate the structure rises 210 feet to its rooftop and encompasses 90,181 square feet.
Construction is wrapping up on the five-story, 16-unit residential building under development at 23-33 31st Road, located in the heart of Astoria. The latest building permits indicate the 50-foot-tall structure, which topped out last year, measures 14,526 square feet. The project, dubbed The Lincoln, will feature condominiums, 15 of which will be one-bedrooms, plus a single two-bedroom apartment, Real Estate Weekly reported. The average apartment should measure 687 square feet apiece. Danzig Organization is the developer and Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based firm is the architect of record. Completion can likely be expected in the coming months.