Permits have been filed to expand a four-story structure into a six-story building at 304 East 52nd Street in Turtle Bay, Manhattan. Located between First and Second Avenues, the lot is near the Lexington Avenue/53rd Street subway station, serviced by the E and M trains. Remy Issembert of Issembert Companies is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Last Friday evening, YIMBY attended a plaque unveiling dedicated to the late James Vincent Forrestal at 17 Beekman Place in Turtle Bay. The residential building, located by the corner of Beekman Place and East 50th Street, formerly served as Forrestal’s private home and is now owned by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and its diplomatic missions. The event was attended by Luxembourg Prime Minister H.E. Xavier Bettel, Karen Donfried, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department, Lt. Col. James Hendon, Commissioner, NYC Department of Veterans’ Services, and Francesca C. Forrestal, the sole grandchild of the Forrestals.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 231 East 51st Street, a five-story commercial office building in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. The 3,682-square-foot lot was once home to a prewar five-story structure that served as the Consulate of the Republic of Singapore. The property was sold to Texas-based travel firm Frosch in December 2017 for $22.05 million. Clune Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Second and Third Avenues.
Exterior work is complete on 249 East 50th Street, a 15-story residential building in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Tun Kyaw, the 151-foot-tall structure yields 50,000 square feet and 29 condominium units with an average scope of 1,700 square feet. The property is located near the corner of East 50th Street and Second Avenue.
Finishing touches are underway on 249 East 50th Street, a 15-story residential building in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Tun Kyaw, the slim 151-foot-tall structure will yield 29 condominium units spread across 50,000 square feet, for an average of 1,700 square feet. The development is located near the corner of East 50th Street and Second Avenue.