Construction has topped out on the 28-story mixed-use building under development at 577 Ninth Avenue, located between West 41st and 42nd streets in Hell’s Kitchen. Progress on the project, dubbed Pod Times Square, can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the structure encompasses 218,872 square feet and rises 300 feet to its main roof, or 363 feet to the top of its bulkhead.
After half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building.
William Gottlieb Real Estate has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 144 Barrow Street, located a few steps from the Hudson River in the West Village. The project will measure 26,684 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level. The ground floor will feature a restaurant, along with separate lobbies for the residential and hotel components. The second and third floors will host the hotel, which will have five suites and an outdoor terrace. The residential units, averaging 878 square feet apiece, will be located across the fourth through seventh floors. Morris Adjmi Architects is the architect of record. The 4,998-square-foot site is occupied by a single-story warehouse. Demolition permits were filed in August.
Morris County, N.J.-based K.D. Properties is planning to develop a six-story, 25-unit residential project at 469 Newark Avenue, located on the corner of Waldo Avenue in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. The new building will also include a 25-car parking garage on the ground floor, Jersey Digs reported. The Jersey City Board of Adjustments originally approved the project back in 2008, although it only recently received a tax exemption that will expire within five years. The site, which traded hands for $800,000 in 2015, is currently vacant. Construction is expected to be complete by early 2018.
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.