The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department has filed applications for a two-story, 10,510-square-foot fire station at 305 Cross Bay Boulevard, in Broad Channel, Queens. The new facility will feature a garage, offices, and storage space on the ground floor, an equipment room on a mezzanine level, and a meeting room, a kitchen, additional offices, and a dormitory on the second floor. John D. Calcagnile’s Howard Beach-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 23,004-square-foot plot of land is vacant.
Staten Island-based developer Jayden Estates has filed applications for two three-story, two-family houses at 165-171 Pleasant Plains Avenue, in Pleasant Plains. That’s along Staten Island’s South Shore. The structures will measure 4,637 square feet each and, across both, the residential units should average a family-sized 1,738 square feet apiece. Each house will feature a built-in, single-car garage. Peter J. Calvanico’s Staten Island-based Calvanico Associates is the architect of record. The 11,614-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story, single-family house. Demolition permits were filed in May.
Now that construction is wrapping up on the first phase of Cornell Tech‘s Roosevelt Island campus, and opening is expected in the summer of 2017, per Crain’s, officials are moving ahead with additional pieces of the master plan. Plans were recently presented to Community Board 8 for the Executive Education Center and Hotel, DNAinfo reported.
A little over a year ago, YIMBY revealed a seven-story condo project planned for 952 Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side. Now, we have a construction update on the development, which topped out a few months ago at the corner of 107th Street.
Renderings have been revealed of the 20-story, 74-unit mixed-use building under development at 591 Third Avenue, located between East 38th and 39th streets in Murray Hill. The latest building permits indicate the project, dubbed The Lindley, will encompass 96,166 square feet and rise 213 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.