A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit mixed-use building at 161-09 72nd Avenue, in Pomonok, Queens. The project will measure 9,487 square feet and will feature a 1,573 -square-foot community center on the ground floor. The residential units across the rest of the building, which includes an upper penthouse level, should average 769 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Bayside-based ABC Engineering is the applicant of record. The 26-foot-wide, 2,470-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential project at 1058 62nd Street, located in the northern end of Dyker Heights. The new building will measure 7,080 square feet and its residential units should average 885 square feet apiece. It’s unclear whether the apartments will be rentals or condominiums, but laundry facilities will be provided. Brooklyn-based A Pus Design & Remodeling is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Façade installation is now in the final stages on the 26-story, 249-key Crowne Plaza hotel under construction at 320 West 36th Street, in the Garment District section of Midtown. Progress on the structure can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the hotel measures 119,039 square feet and stands 246 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead. A restaurant will be located on the ground and cellar levels, while hotel rooms will be located on the second through 26th floors. Raber Enterprises is the developer and Stonehill & Taylor Architects and Planners is behind the design. Opening can probably be expected next year.
Two South Williamsburg-based investors hope to rezone three industrial properties in northern Bedford-Stuyvesant to make way for a large residential project with nearly 300 apartments spread across two buildings. Today we have the first look at the development, which will rise near the Brooklyn Navy Yard at 376-378 Flushing Avenue and 43 Franklin Avenue.
Sometimes, the wheels of new development roll very slowly. It was close to two years ago that a proposal for three new houses in the Bronx’s Fieldston Historic District went before the Landmarks Preservation Commission. A revised (and scaled-down) proposal came before the commissioners last Tuesday, but there was, again, no approval.