Full demolition permits have been filed for 123 West 57th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by Alchemy Properties. It currently houses Calvary Baptist Church and the Salisbury Hotel, a 16-story, 153-foot-tall structure built in 1930.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 64-29 218th Street in Flushing, Queens. Located between 64th Avenue and 67th Avenue, the lot is also addressed as 64-45 218th Street. The closest train station is Port Washington on the Long Island Railroad. NYC School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
COOKFOX Architect’s 24-story Flatiron District project at 39 West 23rd Street is now topped out. Wedged in the middle of one of Manhattan’s busiest thoroughfares between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, the reinforced concrete structure features a cantilever on the eastern elevation above its adjacent low-rise neighbor. Anbau Enterprises is the developer of the residential building, which actually consists of two superstructures separated by an internal courtyard.
Renovation work is progressing on the Watermark at Brooklyn Heights at 21 Clark Street. Developed in collaboration by Watermark Retirement Communities and Kayne Anderson Real Estate, the project will debut as senior housing with 275 newly renovated residences. Located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, the 16-story, 310,000-square-foot property was originally constructed in 1928 as the Leverich Towers Hotel. In 1975, Watchtower purchased the property as housing for its local Jehovah Witness volunteer force and began to restore the intricate architectural features that defined the building.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 145 Frost Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Manhattan Avenue and Graham Avenue, the lot is five blocks north of the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Vanessa Yee-Chan of Manica Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.