Last week was busy at the Bronx Department of Buildings, with filings for a police station in Melrose and a number of mid-sized affordable housing projects throughout the borough. One non-profit filed applications for an eight-story senior housing development at 909 Beck Street in Longwood, in the southeastern Bronx.
Silverstein Properties is now considering developing a two-towered mixed-use project 514 Eleventh Avenue, located on the block between West 40th and 41st streets in Midtown West. The latest plans, which the developer has not committed to at this time, would include a 600,000-square-foot residential condominium tower, followed by a separate one-million-square-foot commercial tower. These plans are consistent with current zoning laws and would not require a rezoning, Crain’s reported. CetraRuddy would be responsible for the design.
Brooklyn-based Happy Living Development has filed applications for a seven-story, 24-unit residential project at 229 Ninth Street, in Gowanus. The project will measure 31,423 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level. Its residential units, located across the ground through seventh floors, plus a penthouse level, should average 901 square feet apiece, which means either condominiums or rentals could be in the works. There will also be a 10-car parking garage in the cellar. De-Jan Lu’s Greenwich Village-based firm is the architect of record. The 6,000-square-foot assemblage consists of three two-story townhouses at 227-231 Ninth Street. Demolition permits have not been filed.
CW Realty Management has filed applications for a seven-story, 96-unit mixed-use building at 187 Kent Avenue, located between North 3rd Street and Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, according to The Real Deal. The project, measuring 140,036 square feet and rising 85 feet, will feature 22,108 square feet of ground-floor retail space and a 170-car parking garage on the second floor. Rental apartments, across the third through seventh floors, will average 634 square feet apiece. Diego Aguilera’s Rego Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 23,216-square-foot assemblage consists of two low-rise warehouses. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Staten Island-based New York Concrete has filed applications for a four-story, 304,139-square-foot commercial warehouse at 2807 Arthur Kill Road, located in Charleston along Staten Island’s West Shore. The new building will contain retail space on the ground floor, followed by warehouse space on the second and third floors, and office space on the fourth floor. The project will include a green roof and 210 off-street parking spaces. Karl Fischer’s SoHo-based firm is the architect of record. The 173,698-square-foot property is vacant. A two-story house once occupied part of the lot until it was demolished in December.