A Richmond Hill-based corporation has filed applications for two three-story, tw0-family houses at 95-11 and 95-13 158th Avenue, in Howard Beach. The buildings will each measure 2,810 square feet and, across both, their residential units should average 750 square feet apiece. The apartments are likely geared towards families. John D. Calcagnile’s Howard Beach-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 60-foot-wide, 6,000-square-foot site is occupied by a dilapidated single-story house until that structure was demolished earlier this year.
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation has announced its partnership with SJP Properties to develop Harborside 4, a 1.2-million-square-foot office tower long-proposed at 136 Greene Street, in the Exchange Place district of downtown Jersey City. The development team won’t break ground on the tower until an anchor tenant has signed on, Real Estate NJ reported. The site, bound by Christopher Columbus Drive, and Greene, Pearl, and Hudson streets, is currently a parking lot.
It appears the final design has been fully revealed for the 11-story, 233-unit mixed-use building under development at 149 East 125th Street, a.k.a. 146 East 126th Street, on the northern end of East Harlem. A groundbreaking ceremony has also been held for the project, dubbed Gotham East 126th Residential, Curbed NY reported. The latest building permits indicate it will encompass 275,566 square feet and rise 120 feet to the roof, not including the bulkhead.
On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard two different applications to convert structures in the West Village from three units to single-family use. The first was approved. The second, far more visible and controversial, was not approved.
A development team has been selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to build a five-building, 740-unit mixed-use project at the site of the abandoned Spofford Juvenile Detention Center. The facility, spread across five acres, is located at 1221 Spofford Avenue, in the South Bronx’s Hunts Point section. The development team comprises of Gilbane Development Company, the Hudson Companies, and Mutual Housing Association of New York.