A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 111-51 42nd Avenue, in North Corona. The project will measure 2,849 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average 950 square feet apiece. There will also be two off-street parking spaces. Anthony Cucich’s Astoria-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot property, which partially occupied by a two-story, wood-frame house, is set to be subdivided into to separate lots to accommodate the new building.
A quintet of new works by architect Robert A.M. Stern are making their mark on various parts of Manhattan, all with his signature style. 70 Vestry Street is in the early stages of construction; 30 Park Place, which includes the Four Seasons Downtown hotel, opened its doors in October; 20 East End Avenue could open this year; and 220 Central Park South is on the rise adjacent to Billionaires’ Row. Today, we check in on his skyscraping residential building at 520 Park Avenue.
Supportive housing serving homeless victims of domestic violence is coming to Crotona Park East, in the southwestern Bronx.
In July 2015, the Landmarks Preservation Commission rejected a proposal by Green-Wood Cemetery to restore the Weir Greenhouse and build an adjacent three-story visitor center at 750 Fifth Avenue, located on the corner of 25th Street in Greenwood Heights. Later that year, the LPC approved restoration work, designed by Page Ayres Crowley Architects, on only the existing greenhouse structure. Construction is now underway on the 40-foot-tall structure, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported.
Rabsky Group is working on large, controversial projects in South Williamsburg, Bushwick, Crown Heights, and Long Island City. Now the secretive developer is taking aim at neighborhoods south of Prospect Park. They’ve filed plans for a seven-story apartment building at 830 Flatbush Avenue, near the corner of Linden Boulevard in Flatbush.