While Related’s rising skyscrapers at Hudson Yards tend to dominate the headlines for the Far West Side, the Javits Center’s expansion is another major component of the neighborhood’s ongoing revitalization. Located on the northern end of the Jacob K. Javits Center, the new 1.2 million square-foot addition to the building has been progressing quickly, with excavation and foundation work now making substantial headway. In total, Javits will contain 3.3 million square feet of space under one roof by 2021.
Earlier this month, permits were filed for a large residential development in a spear-shaped plot of land at 3254 and 3258 Parkside Place. The project is the largest development filed in the Norwood neighborhood since 3084 Webster Avenue, in October of 2015. Today, YIMBY has the first renderings for the project, sent along by its developer U.A. Builders, revealing both the full scope, and an optimistic prediction on the future of Metro North.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 199 Montrose Avenue, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is a block away from the Montrose Avenue subway station, serviced by the L trains. Ranco Capital LLC is listed as responsible for the development.
Fresh permits have revealed the future of a vacant lot at 91-23 Corona Avenue, in Elmhurst, Queens, which will consist of a new seven-story, mixed-use structure. The building’s footprint will comprise approximately half of the property, with the remaining area to be used for parking in the rear, and a driveway along the lot’s western boundary.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 2306 Webster Avenue, in The Bronx’s Belmont neighborhood. The area is predominantly residential, with nearly a dozen public parks, and the sizable Saint Barnabas Hospital. The site is ten blocks away from the Fordham train station, serviced by the Harlem, New Canaan, and New Haven lines for Metro North. Eleven blocks away is the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the D trains. Kim Tasher is listed as behind the applications.