Jersey City-based Myneni & Sons has proposed a five-story, 60-unit mixed-use building at the vacant, wedge-shaped property at 678-690 Grand Street, located between Westervelt and Ivy places in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette section. The project would include ground-floor commercial-retail space.
In addition to projects at 480 Tenth Avenue and 500 West 52nd Street, the Clinton Housing Development Company (CHDC) is planning to build a 13-story, 110-unit mixed-use building at 552 West 52nd Street, in Hell’s Kitchen. The project will contain 110 affordable residential units geared towards artists.
A quintet of former hospital buildings in Upper Manhattan are on their way to becoming part of a residential development. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved alterations and infill for former parts of St. Luke’s Hospital, now known as Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, in Morningside Heights.
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for an eight-story, 68-unit mixed-use building at 54-25 101st Street, a.k.a. 54-15 101st Street, in Corona. The latest building permits indicate the project will measure 56,700 square feet and rise 80 feet in height, not including the bulkhead. There will be a 5,031-square-foot pre-kindergarten on the ground floor, followed by 68 affordable residential units, all designated for seniors, on the floors above. The apartments should average 688 square feet apiece.
In the spring of 2014, the wrecking ball came for the Victorian mansion at 111 Clarkson Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Today, construction is chugging along on a pair of rental buildings at the site between Bedford and Rogers avenues.