The rising skyscraper at 180 East 88th Street is nearing its full height. The tower now stands 27 stories above ground, four short of its eventual apex 31 floors above street level. Once complete, the building will be the tallest on the Upper East Side above 72nd Street. The neighborhood is finally getting a taste of the high-rise residential trend sweeping the rest of the Five Boroughs thanks to developer DDG.
A definitive seven-building assemblage is expected to take rise in Brownsville, Brooklyn, following a recent community impact assessment and subsequent filings for permits and rezoning rights. Named the “Marcus Garvey Extension,” the new development will comprise 908,460 gross square feet with anticipated completion in 2024.
Construction on the future Ace Hotel at 266 Schermerhorn Street is now making substantial progress, with the building reaching the halfway mark, as seen in the latest photos from Tectonic. Located in Downtown Brooklyn between the Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Nevins St subway line, the new 13-story hotel is designed by Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors, and is being developed by GFI Hospitality and GFI Development Company.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 116-17 Grosvenor Lane in Kew Gardens, Queens. The neighborhood is a small affluent area known for historic wood-frame Colonial/Tudor houses and pre-war co-ops. It was one of seven garden communities in Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Kew Gardens train station, serviced by the LIRR. Nine blocks away is the 121st Street subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Steven Li of Grosvenor Realty Group LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 106-23 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood that’s experiencing some major new development. The site is six blocks away from the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer subway station, end of the line for E, J, and Z trains. Manuel Mayancela of J & D Carrying and Construction Corp is listed as responsible for the development.