Back in January of 2017, construction at 685 First Avenue had just reached the fifth floor. In just under two years, the tower and façade have topped out, sales have launched, and completion is expected by the end of the year. Sheldon Solow’s Solow Building Company is developing the 42-story minimalist Murray Hill skyscraper.
A recent zoning amendment proposal for 41 Summit Street could result in the development of a new residential property in a quiet corner of Brooklyn known as the Columbia Street Waterfront District. As one of Brooklyn’s smallest neighborhoods, the area has not witnessed any major new developments compared to the surrounding Carroll Gardens, Red Hook, and Cobble Hill communities.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 934 East Gun Hill Road in Williamsbridge, The Bronx. The site is six blocks away from the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Arthur Franciosa of Franciosa Development LLC is listed as behind the application.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 951 Olmstead Avenue in Unionport, The Bronx. The site is fourteen blocks away from the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Matt Roth of the Heights Advisors will be responsible for the development.
Right next to the pedestrian walkway entrance for the Williamsburg Bridge, Essex Crossing is already reinventing Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The nine-building development will cost over one billion dollars and create nearly two million square feet across a six-acre area, and the aerial scope of construction is now expanding well beyond the initial first new two structures.