Construction is progressing at 170 Erie Street, a nine-story mixed-use residential building in the Jersey City neighborhood of Hamilton Park. Designed by Studio V Architecture and developed by Silverman, the project will yield 57 residential units, 40,000 square feet of office space, 7,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and 85 parking spots.
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Developers have filed permits with the Department of Buildings to construct a residential building near the southern tip of Long Island City, Queens. Located at 10-27 Jackson Avenue, the structure will top out 11 stories above ground and comprise a total of 46,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a 24-story mixed-use building at 92-33 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Jamaica Avenue and Archer Avenue, the lot is four blocks east of the Jamaica Center – Parsons/Archer subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. BRP Companies is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Sometime next spring, the landmarked Bronx General Post Office, located in the borough’s Concourse Village neighborhood, will start a new life as retail, office space, and a restaurant. Interior demolition work is underway and we got a peak inside last week, with Brendan Murray, vice president at Hollister Construction Services, and he pointed out an incredibly creepy aspect of the building’s history.
In 2013, Jerry Karlik’s JK Equities acquired the RKO Keith’s Theatre, an individual landmark at 135-27 – 135-35 Northern Boulevard in Downtown Flushing, for $30 million. The developer received approval to redevelop the severely dilapidated structure in 2015, but now Karlik is putting the development site back on the market, Crain’s reports. A new developer could build a 16-story, 269-unit mixed-use building with 24,493 and 15,727 square feet of commercial and community facility space, respectively. A buyer could also take advantage of a previously granted tax break. Studio V Architecture was behind JK Equities’ proposal, although a new owner could always choose to design a different building and go back to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for approval. Cushman & Wakefield is marketing the site.