Renderings have been revealed of the proposed 62-story, 732-unit mixed-use tower at 259 Clinton Street, a.k.a. 271 South Street, on the Lower East Side. The latest plans, presented earlier this week, have the new building rising 724 feet in height. It would include 2,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. the Lo-Down reported. Twenty-five percent, or 183 units, would be designated as permanent affordable housing, of which roughly 100 would be set aside for low-income seniors. The Starrett Corporation is the developer and Perkins Eastman is behind the architecture. The project must go through an environmental review with the Department of City Planning. Construction is tentatively expected to begin in 2018. The site is currently vacant.
Construction has topped out on the 12-story, 125-unit mixed-use building under development at 445 West 35th Street, in the Hudson Yards district. Progress can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 121,859 square feet and rise 119 feet to its main roof.
Rego Park-based RW Real Estate Group has filed applications for a single-story, 4,288-square-foot commercial-retail building at 1812 Westchester Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Soundview section. There will be four retail units, per the Schedule A, each measuring an average 820 square feet. No parking will be included. Flushing-based Chio Design is the architect of record. The 75-foot-wide, 9,675-square-foot plot is occupied by a two-story animal hospital. Demolition permits were filed in April.
An anonymous Elmhurst-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 12-unit residential building at 41-30 66th Street, in Woodside. The project will measure 11,341 square feet and its residential units should average 833 square feet apiece. There will also be eight off-street parking spaces. It’s unclear whether the apartments will be rentals or condominiums. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,998-square-foot lot is occupied by a dilapidated two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
New York City now has 140 historic districts across its five boroughs. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted, unanimously, to designate the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District. The designation completes preservation of the South Village.