A nearly century-old garage in the West Village could almost double in size, but the Landmarks Preservation Commission first needs to approve it. Before that can happen, the proposed expansion of 771 Washington Street will need to be refined, the commission said last Tuesday.
Post Chester, N.Y.-based Street-Works Development is proposing a multi-building, 895,000-square-foot mixed-use project at 200 Hamilton Avenue, in downtown White Plains, in Westchester County. The project would include 600 residential units across 500,000 square feet of space, with 10 percent, or 60 units, designated as affordable. There would also be 95,000 square feet of retail, two public green spaces, and a 720-car parking garage, Westfair reported. The city’s Common Council must approve the project, which requires a zoning change. The site, bound by Baker and Hamilton avenues, Cottage Place, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, is occupied by the two-story White Plains Mall, a multi-tenant commercial-retail property.
An anonymous Flushing-based incorporation has filed applications for four three-story buildings at 109-03 34th Avenue and 33-39 through 33-43 109th Street, in North Corona. Two of the buildings will each contain three residential units, while the other two will contain medical offices on their ground floors, followed by two apartments each. Across all four buildings, the residential units should average 777 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. There will be a total 1,015 square feet of medical space. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 6,439-square-foot corner lot is currently occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in October.
A year ago, the Daten Group paid $24 million for eight properties on Fourth Avenue between 16th Street and the Prospect Expressway in South Slope. Now we have a look at the 11-story condo building headed for the site at 581 Fourth Avenue.
Long Island-based American Equity Partners is preparing to file applications to convert the 12-story, 350,000-square-foot office building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, located on the corner of North Broadway in downtown White Plains, into 245 rental apartments. Twenty-five of the units, roughly 10 percent of the total, will be designated as affordable. The project includes a redesigned façade and the addition of a 13th-floor penthouse, Westfair reported. A ground-floor retail unit is also planned, and it’s possible up to two floors of office space could remain, depending on demand. White Plains-based Papp Architects is designing the conversion. The project will go before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals.