Fortuna Realty Group has filed applications for a 27-story, 299-key hotel at 30 West 39th Street, in Midtown South. The project will encompass 133,523 square feet and rise 323 feet to its roof. A restaurant and an outdoor bar will be located on the ground and second floors, followed by hotel rooms across the fourth through 26th floors. Nobutaka Ashihara’s Financial District-based firm is the architect of record. The 8,662-square-foot assemblage, at 24-30 West 39th Street, is occupied by four four-story commercial buildings. Demolition permits were filed last year.
An anonymous Roslyn Heights, N.Y.-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 13-unit residential building at 22-22 Steinway Street, in the Ditmars section of Astoria. The project will measure 11,605 square feet and its residential units should average 740 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be nine off-street parking spaces. Nickolas Kazalas’s Astoria-based firm NDKazalas Architecture is the architect of record.
Staten Island-based Pina Development has filed applications for three three-story, two-family houses at 126-134 Detroit Avenue, located on the corner of Arden Avenue in Annadale, on Staten Island’s South Shore. The buildings will measure 3,093 square feet each. Across all three, the residential units should average 1,200 square feet apiece. There will be studio apartments on each of the buildings’ ground floors, followed by a family-sized apartments across the second and third floors. Staten Island-based Sanna & Loccisano Architects is the architect of record. The 12,000-square-foot site is occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Construction is now five stories above street level on the 42-story, 556-unit mixed-use tower under development at 685 First Avenue, located between East 39th and 40th streets in Murray Hill. Progress on the structure can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 813,813 square feet and rise 460 feet in height.