Excavation work has begun on the site of a 17-unit residential development at 111 Leroy Street, located on the corner of Greenwich Street in the West Village. The project will consist of a 10-story, 12-unit mixed-use building at 111 Leroy Street, in addition to five single-family townhouses at 115-121 Leroy Street and 621 Greenwich Street.
Clifton, N.J.-based BuildPro Construction is proposing a four-story, nine-unit mixed-use project at 712 Grand Street, located in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette section. It will contain 500 square feet of commercial space and a 1,296-square-foot parking garage on the ground floor, followed by nine market-rate rental apartments on the floors above. A five-year tax exemption has already been granted by the city, Jersey Digs reported. A construction timeline has not been revealed at this time.
The Waldorf Astoria New York hotel, arguably one of the most famous in the world, has just over a month left before it closes for a massive condominium conversion. With that timeline in mind, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, on Tuesday, held a public hearing on the designation of some of the building’s interior spaces.
Brooklyn-based United Developers has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 163 MacDougal Street, in Ocean Hill. The project will measure 7,104 square feet and its residential units should average 688 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two unit across each above-grade floor. Pirooz Soltanizadeh’s Jamaica-based Royal Engineering is the applicant of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is vacant. Last year, the same developer renovated the three-story townhouse next door, at 165 MacDougal Street, into three apartments.
Flushing-based FK Construction has filed applications for two three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 84-20 and 84-22 102nd Avenue, in Ozone Park. The buildings will each measure 4,547 square feet. Across both, the full-floor residential apartments should average 1,106 square feet apiece, indicative of units with family-sized configurations. There will be a total five off-street parking spaces, two of which will be housed in garages. Frank J. Quatela’s Flushing-based firm is the architect of record. The 5,311-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.