The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) has filed for yet another public school project, this time at 278 59th Street, located on the corner of Third Avenue in southern Sunset Park. The five-story school, called P.S. 746-K, will measure 98,240 square feet and stand 74 feet above street level. It will feature offices and classrooms throughout all five floors. The cafeteria will be located in the cellar, while the library, auditorium, and gymnasium will be on the ground floor. Another library will be on the fifth floor, and a playground will be adjacent to the building outside. An architect wasn’t listed on the application. The 47,000-square-foot assemblage is currently vacant. YIMBY has reported on four public school projects filed by the SCA within the past week.
An anonymous Flushing-based LLC has filed applications for a nine-story, 38-unit mixed-use building at 143-35 Sanford Avenue, on the eastern side of downtown Flushing. The project will measure 43,604 square feet and rise just 80 feet above street level. There will be 4,868 square feet of medical offices on the ground floor. The residential units on the floors above should average 736 square feet. It’s not clear if the apartments will be condominiums or rentals. Amenities include a 30-car parking garage, located mostly underground, and bike storage. Michael Kang’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 7,000-square-foot site is currently occupied by a three-story building with residential units and a dentists’ office. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.
Last month, the New York City Housing Authority began work on $88 million worth of repairs and renovations at Astoria Houses, which were slammed by Hurricane Sandy three years ago. Now the agency has filed plans for a new 14-story apartment building at the development on Hallets Point, along the western Queens waterfront.
A rendering, as well as new details, have surfaced for the five-story, 30-bed rehabilitation facility, dubbed The Hook Recovery Center, under development at 411 Van Brunt Street, in Red Hook. The facility, founded by Michael Mosberg and developed by the Leser Group, will be an upscale, “self-pay” center for individuals suffering from drug addiction.
A rendering has been revealed of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s planned three-story expansion atop their headquarters at 405 West 55th Street, located on the corner of Ninth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen. The new space is dubbed the Elaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation Education Wing, DNAinfo reported. It will feature four new dance studios, two classrooms, and offices. The latest building permits indicate the complex will gain 10,227 square feet of space, up from 50,786. Gramercy-based Iu + Bibliowicz Architects is the architect of record. A roof-breaking ceremony was held last week for the project. Completion is expected in the fall of 2017.