New York

91 Franklin Avenue

Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Proposed at 91 Franklin Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 91 Franklin Avenue, located in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project would measure 16,195 square feet and its residential units should average 1,567 square feet apiece, indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BEAM Group is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot site is occupied by a three-story townhouse and a single-story garage. Demolition permits have not been filed at this time. The project will have to receive approval through the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) since the site is located in a manufacturing district.


5718 Second Avenue

NYU Langone Plans Its Fifth Regional Cancer Clinic at 5718 Second Avenue, Sunset Park

NYU Langone Medical Center is planning an outpatient cancer clinic at 5718 Second Avenue, located between 57th and 58th streets in Sunset Park. The new facility will be a center for chemotherapy and radiation therapies, Crain’s reported. The existing two-story, 28,700-square-foot commercial building at the site will be gut-renovated to accommodate the clinic. The building will receive a new façade, as well, NYU Langone revealed to YIMBY, although the final design remains a work in progress. Building permits to renovate the structure have not been applied for at this time. The property was acquired in the spring of 2016 for $12.1 million.


2145 Mohegan Avenue

Five-Story, 15-Unit Residential Building Filed at 2145 Mohegan Avenue, West Farms

Bronx-based Midtown Interior Resource, a general contractor, has filed applications for a five-story, 15-unit residential project at 2145 Mohegan Avenue, located on the corner of Hornaday Place in the West Farms section of the Bronx. The new building will measure 13,845 square feet and its residential units should average 706 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 3,163-square-foot plot is occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.



One Vanderbilt

Foundation Work Underway on 58-Story, 1.7-Million-Square-Foot Tower One Vanderbilt in East Midtown

On Saturday, four concrete pumps descended on a web of rebar to conduct the first pour for the foundation of One Vanderbilt, a 58-story, 1.7-million-square-foot commercial tower under construction adjacent to Grand Central Terminal in Midtown East. The progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits have the 1,401-foot-tall tower measuring 1,755,814 square feet.


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