Long Island-based American Equity Partners is preparing to file applications to convert the 12-story, 350,000-square-foot office building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, located on the corner of North Broadway in downtown White Plains, into 245 rental apartments. Twenty-five of the units, roughly 10 percent of the total, will be designated as affordable. The project includes a redesigned façade and the addition of a 13th-floor penthouse, Westfair reported. A ground-floor retail unit is also planned, and it’s possible up to two floors of office space could remain, depending on demand. White Plains-based Papp Architects is designing the conversion. The project will go before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals.
Forest Hills-based Cord Meyer Development has filed applications for three four-story, two-family residential buildings at 18-62 through 18-66 Bay Lane, in the Bay Terrace section of Bayside, Queens. The collection of townhouses will be built somewhere on the block that’s occupied by Bell Apartments, a five-building, 310-unit co-op complex at 211-35 23rd Avenue. Each of the new townhouses will measure between 3,962 square feet and 4,778 square feet. Across all three, the individual units should average a spacious 2,167 square feet apiece. There will also be two parking spaces in the basement of each unit. Anthony Morali’s Midtown West-based architecture firm is the architect of record.
RXR Realty and Westbrook Partners have filed applications to convert the eight-story, 665,901-square-foot industrial complex at 47 Hall Street, located on the corner of Park Avenue in northern Clinton Hill, into office space. Sections of the basement and first floors will contain retail space, a restaurant, office amenities, and a 31-car parking garage. Office space will fill other parts of the first floor, as well as the entirety of the second through eighth floors. A ninth-floor penthouse expansion is also indicated. In total, the complex will contain 528,301 square feet of commercial space, The Real Deal reported. Marvel Architects is serving as the architect of record.
An anonymous Staten Island-based LLC has filed applications for two two-story, two-family houses at 28-34 Clawson Street, in Grant City, on Staten Island’s East Shore. The buildings will measure 4,054 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 1,338 square feet apiece. James V. Morri’s Staten Island-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 100-foot-wide, 10,000-square-foot assemblage is occupied by two single-story homes. Demolition permits were filed in October.
Alchemy Properties is developing a 316-foot-tall condominium tower at the corner of 30th Street and Sixth Avenue in NoMad, and Tectonic swung by the site recently to document the latest progress. The development, known as NOMA, has reached three stories above street level at 50 West 30th Street.