Back in March, renderings were revealed of the 15-story, 43-unit residential building under development at 41-32 27th Street, in the Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. Now, foundation work is nearly complete, The Court Square Blog reports, which means the structure can begin rising above street level. The new building, dubbed Steel Haus, will encompass 43,808 square feet upon completion. Its residential units, which will be rental apartments, should average 800 square feet apiece. Amenities include a fitness center, storage space for 23 bikes, private residential storage, and a rooftop recreational area. The Hakimian Organization is the developer, with ARC Architecture + Design Studio serving as the architect. David Howell Design is in charge of designing the interiors. Completion is expected in early 2017.
Midtown-based Badillo Partners has filed applications for a three-story, 29,164-square-foot church, to be operated by Iglesia Pentecostal El Calvario, at 114 Suydam Street, in Bushwick, located two blocks from the Central Avenue stop on the M train. It will feature a lobby, an assembly room, classrooms, and a kitchen on the ground floor, followed by a house of worship, classrooms, and offices on the second floor, and finally meeting rooms, offices, and a rectory on the third floor. Peter Bafitis’s Chelsea-based RKTB Architects is the architect of record. The church’s former two-story building was demolished in January.
Rockrose Development is taking over Long Island City, and today, YIMBY has fresh renderings for the firm’s newly-topped-out 50-story tower at 43-25 Hunter Street, which has been named Hayden.
It’s been a while since we checked in on Time Equities’ project at 50 West Street, dubbed simply 50 West, in the Financial District. The 64-story, 780-foot-tall building topped out back in the fall of 2015, but work has been going on since winter 2014. Now, we have an exclusive time-lapse of its construction, produced by EarthCam.
The growing Orthodox population in northern Bed-Stuy needs more schools and daycares, and one South Williamsburg-based program is building a new location south of the Brooklyn Navy Yard to fill that need. The Williamsburg Infant and Early Childhood Development Center has filed plans for a six-story building at 430 Park Avenue.