In May, YIMBY unveiled renderings for a 37-story condo tower at 75 Park Lane South, in the Newport area of Jersey City. Today, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and executives from developer Strategic Capital broke ground on the project, which will include a shorter companion building called Shore House.
Construction is now five stories above street level on the 29-story, 399-key Courtyard hotel under development at 461 West 34th Street, located on the corner of Tenth Avenue in Hudson Yards. The latest photo of the structure was posted to the YIMBY Forums. The most recent building applications indicate the project will encompass 218,640 square feet and rise 312 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.
Foundation work is now underway on phase two of Provost Square, a two-towered mixed-use development half-way complete in downtown Jersey City. The first phase of the project, The Morgan at Provost Square, at 160 Morgan Street, opened for occupancy in late 2015. It rises 38 stories and contains 420 residential units, as well as 13,020 square feet of retail. The second phase will consist of a 28-story tower with 505 residential units and retail space. Photos of the phase two site can be seen posted to the YIMBY Forums.
Roslyn Heights, N.Y.-based Colonial Construction & Development has filed applications for three two-story, two-unit houses at 2787 Miles Avenue and 313-317 Swinton Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Throggs Neck section. The building on Miles Avenue will measure 4,860 square feet and the two on Swinton Avenue will each measure 3,744 square feet. Across the entire project, the full-floor residential units should average a family-sized 1,372 square feet apiece. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 12,500-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in July.
Flushing-based AXL Home LLC has filed applications for twin three-story, two-family houses at 43-58 and 43-60 164th Street, in East Flushing. The buildings will each measure 4,000 square feet, and across both, the residential units should average 1,496 square feet apiece. That means the apartments will likely be geared towards families. There will be a total of two off-street parking spaces. Jeff Stones’s Floral Park, N.Y.-based firm is the applicant of record. The 60-foot-wide, 6,000-square-foot property was, until August, occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. The Long Island Rail Road’s Broadway station is three blocks north.