Reston, Virginia-based SJM Partners has filed applications for a six-story, 44,432-square-foot self-storage facility at 428 East 92nd Street, in the Yorkville section of the Upper East Side. The new building will contain 35,790 square feet of commercial space, with storage units across the cellar through sixth floors. Offices will be located on the ground floor, where there will also be a two-car garage and a loading dock. Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. The 75-foot-wide, 7,532-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story parking garage. Demolition permits have not been filed.
A Staten Island-based property owner has filed applications for four three-story, two-family townhouses at 61-73 Elvin Street, in Castleton Corners, on Staten Island’s North Shore. The buildings will measure 2,878 square feet each. Across all four, the residential units should average 1,231 square feet apiece. In each structure, one unit will spread across the basement and first levels, while the second unit will take up the second and upper mezzanine levels. Anthony Scaglione’s Staten Island-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 17,177-square-foot plot, at the corner of Gannon Avenue North, is vacant.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications to renovate and expand the two-story, two-family house at 2019 West 6th Street, in Gravesend. The project would also build two new three-story, two-family residential buildings on either side of the existing structure, at 2017 West 6th Street and 2021 West 6th Street, respectively. The existing house will see its residential space increase to 2,425 square feet, while the two new buildings will each measure 3,388 square feet. Across all three buildings, the apartments should average a family-sized 1,251 square feet apiece. Two single-car, 300-square-foot garages will also be built. Pirooz Soltanizadeh’s Jamaica-based Royal Engineering is the applicant of record.
In September, the Landmarks Preservation Commission put the Morningside Heights Historic District on its calendar. The next step, a public hearing, was held on Tuesday, and dozens showed up. While there was some opposition, most who spoke rose to support designation of the proposed district.
Construction is now eight stories above street level on the 88-story, 391-unit residential tower under development at 15 Hudson Yards, located on the corner of West 30th Street and Eleventh Avenue, in the Hudson Yards district. Progress on the tower can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. Building permits indicate the 910-foot-tall project will eventually measure 980,274 square feet.