The Hip Hop Hall of Fame has revealed plans to develop the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel Building, a mixed-use structure that will include a museum, retail space, an entertainment complex, and a five-star hotel. Specific details have not been disclosed in terms of the scope of the project, but an preliminary rendering depicts a mid-rise structure. The organization will choose between two undisclosed sites, both of which are located in Manhattan and benefit from tourism and good transit, Real Estate Weekly reported. The Hip Hop Hall of Fame is currently seeking development partners for the project. Completion is anticipated in 2019.
New Orleans-based Redmellon Restoration and Development is planning to convert the five-story office building at 579 Broad Street, located on the corner of Central Avenue in downtown Newark, into a mixed-use building with 48 residential units. The ground floor will contain 5,591 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential units throughout the rest of the building will be rental apartments, Jersey Digs reported. Eminent Investment Group is the current property owner, as Redmellon has not closed on the sale of the property at this time. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.
It’s been over a year the Loketch Group filed plans for a new apartment building at 803 Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood, right on the border with Bushwick. Now the five-story development is close to topping out between Putnam Avenue and Cornelia Street.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based corporation has filed applications for a three-story, four-unit residential building at 1345 70th Street, in Dyker Heights. The project will measure 7,034 square feet and its residential units should average 1,339 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. There will also be four off-street parking spaces, two of which will be housed in a garage. Emmanuel J. Katerinis’s Lower Manhattan-based engineering firm is the applicant of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
An anonymous Queens-based LLC has filed applications for two four-story, two-unit mixed-use buildings at 161-10 and 161-12 46th Avenue, in East Flushing. The buildings will measure 6,500 square feet each. Both will have the same configuration, with 1,593 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, a single residential unit on the second floor, followed by a residential unit across the third and fourth floors. Ling Li’s Flushing-based Li Architect Associates is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is occupied by an single-story auto repair shop. Demolition permits have not been filed.