Back in early September, YIMBY reported on progress at Waterline Square, on the southern edge of the Upper West Side. Now, the trio of residential high-rises has officially topped-out, and the latest photos show that the former chasm of urbanity is rapidly transforming into an attractive component of the neighborhood at large.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 199 Chrystie Street, on the Lower East Side. Ian Schrager’s Herzog and de Meuron-designed 215 Chrystie Street is just a few doors down, and its new neighbor will borrow from the same playbook, with massive condominiums indicated in the new building applications.
Permits have been filed for a 312,880 square foot mixed-use building at 1755 Watson Avenue in Soundview, Bronx. The project was made possible after the site was rezoned from R5 to R7A. R5 zoning allows for a floor area ration (FAR) development of 1.25, which would typically produce a three or four-story attached house. R7A zoning allows for 4.0 FAR, and a maximum height limit of 85 feet, the exact height of this new building. Azimuth Development Group is responsible for the development.
As YIMBY reported back in October, construction is nearly complete for the 12-story 280 Ashland Place, in the Downtown Cultural District of Brooklyn, and now, leasing has officially commenced. The project has been named Caesura, a term for the pause in the middle of a line of music poetry. Its next-door neighbor, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, gives the inspiration. Jonathan Rose Companies LLC is behind the building, which had previously gone by the address of 15 Lafayette Avenue.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a six-story residential building at 6 Havemeyer Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The development will be situated in the heart the neighborhood. McCarren Park is five blocks away, and the Brooklyn waterfront is also six avenues away. In terms of transit, the Metropolitan Avenue Subway Station is five blocks away, and the Bedford Avenue Subway Station is also only seven blocks away, with both stations serviced by the L train.