An 11-story building is nearing completion at 926 Sedgwick Avenue in the Highbridge section of the Bronx. At 117 feet high, the building stands as a minor but noticeable addition to the Harlem River skyline, perched upon the high river bank alongside both pre-war buildings and recent residential developments that flank the Major Deegan Expressway. Listed as a “transient hotel” in the building permits, the property will feature 64 units spread across 29,370 square feet of its 33,000-square-foot interior. Gerald J. Caliendo of Caliendo Architects is the applicant of record. Prasanna Venkatesha of Sita Ram LLC is listed as the owner.
Jonathan Rose Companies has finished knocking down a nine-story office building and a four-story residential one at 146 Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights, where they’re planning a 19-story, mixed-use tower. Tectonic recently swung by the site between Clinton Street and Cadman Plaza West and sent along this shot of the demolition progress.
A rendering has been revealed of the planned 15-story, 113-unit mixed-use building at 87 Newkirk Street, in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. The project will measure 129,500 square feet in total, featuring 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by 21,500 square feet of co-working space on the second and third floors. The residential units above will be rental apartments configured in studios and co-living suites with multiple bedrooms.
An anonymous Long Island City-based LLC has filed applications for a seven-story, 12-unit residential building at 30-48 Crescent Street in Astoria. The project will measure 15,078 square feet and its residential units should average 1,010 square feet, indicative of condominiums. Amenities include off-street parking for six cars, laundry facilities, and a rooftop terrace. Long Island City-based GKA Design Group is the architect of record. The 26-foot-tall, 4,901-square-foot lot was occupied by a two-story house until that was demolished earlier this year. The 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains is located four blocks away.
Brooklyn-based Brookland Capital has filed applications for two four-story, 10-unit residential buildings at 621A-625 Halsey Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The buildings will each measure 10,597 square feet and the residential units should average 748 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. One of the units on the fourth floor will also feature space on an upper penthouse level. Forest Hills-based ARC Architecture + Design Studio is the architect of record. The 75-foot-wide, 7,500-square-foot assemblage consists of two vacant lot and a three-story townhouse at 629 Halsey Street.