Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 3556 Holland Avenue in Williamsbridge, The Bronx. Located between East 211th Street and East 213th Street, the lot is near the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Vilson Lumaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Demolition is steadily moving downward at 100 West 37th Street, the site of a 68-story mixed-use residential skyscraper in the Garment District of Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by C3D Architecture and developed by Sioni Group under the 989 Sixth Realty LLC, the 743-foot-tall structure will yield 384,118 square feet with 300 condominium units spread across 297,301 square feet, as well as 86,817 square feet of commercial space and two cellar levels. Northeast Specialist Group is currently serving as the demolition contractor for the corner property, which is alternately addressed as 989-993 Sixth Avenue and located at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and West 37th Street.
Preparation work has begun for the residential conversion of 25 Water Street, a 22-story former office building in Manhattan’s Financial District. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by GFP Real Estate, Metro Loft Management, and Rockwood Capital, the project involves the construction of ten new stories above the parapet of the existing structure, the replacement of its brick façade with a modern fenestration with more expansive windows, and the gut renovation of its 1.1 million square feet of interiors into 1,300 rental units. When complete, the conversion will be the largest ever in the United States by unit count, surpassing the recent redevelopment of One Wall Street with its 566 condominiums. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor for the property, which is Water Street to the north, 2 New York Plaza to the south, the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the east, and Broad Street to the west.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind has closed on a 12-acre development site at 3241 Crompond Road in Yorktown Heights, where the non-profit intends to construct a 30,000-square-foot school and kennel for guide dogs and companion animals. With operations in northern Westchester County, the organization connects vision-impaired people with animals to support their journey to greater independence.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for the third phase of Rockaway Village, a massive multi-building development that will bring 1,700 units of new affordable housing to Far Rockaway, Queens when fully complete. Developed by Phipps Houses and designed by Marvel, the lottery units are spread out across four buildings: three towers with modern elevator access and one building with 26 duplex units with interior staircases. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 282 units for residents at 30 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $16,252 to $140,080.