An anonymous Elmhurst-based LLC has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 39-56 56th Street, in Woodside. The project will measure 4,432 square feet and will include full-floor residential units averaging 1,116 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized apartments. Amenities include laundry facilities, residential storage space, and two off-street parking spaces. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is currently vacant. The 52nd Street stop on the 7 train is five blocks away.
In May, the Landmarks Preservation Commission added seven new sites to their calendar of items under consideration for designation within the Greater East Midtown Initiative area. That brought the total number under consideration to 12. In July, public hearings were held for the previously calendared five items. On Tuesday, a hearing was held for those seven items added in May.
A deteriorating piece of Greenwich Village dating back to the time of President Andrew Jackson will be demolished. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal for a new building at 327 Bleecker Street.
It was back in May of 2014 that YIMBY revealed a rendering of the planned eight-story, six-unit residential building at 313 West 121st Street, in Harlem. Now, foundation work is underway at the site, although the structure has yet to rise above street level, Harlem+Bespoke reported. The latest building permits indicate the project will measure 11,616 square feet. Its residential units should average 1,625 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums, and a terrace will be located on the roof. Bestrow Realty is the developer and NoMad-based Soluri Architecture is behind the design. Completion is expected in early 2018.
The Brooklyn-based development and design firm Barrett Design has filed applications for a seven-story, five-unit mixed-use building at 3 East 3rd Street, on the western end of the East Village, a few steps from Bowery. The new building will measure 17,520 square feet. It will host 3,135 square feet of retail space across the cellar, the ground floor, and an upper mezzanine level. There will be full-floor residential units on the second through fifth floors, followed by a duplex penthouse on the sixth and seventh floors. The penthouse will sport an exclusive roof terrace. Private residential storage space will be available to all units. Averaging 2,101 square feet apiece, the apartments will very likely be condos. The 40-foot-wide, 3,055-square-foot lot is occupied by a three-story commercial building. Permits were filed in August to demolish it.