Yonkers, N.Y.-based Llesh Lulaj has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 2250 Bassford Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Belmont section. The structure will encompass 8,143 square feet and its residential units should average 714 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two units on the ground floor, followed by three units each on the second and third floors, topped by two units across the fourth floor and an upper penthouse level. Fernando Geremia’s Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architect & Planners is the architect of record. The 2,603-square-foot plot is currently vacant. It’s located about an eighth of a mile from the 182nd-183rd Streets stop on the B/D trains.
The lower blocks of the Upper West Side have given rise to a sprinkling of skyscrapers in recent years, from the Fordham redevelopment to 200 West 67th Street. And now, YIMBY has the reveal for 200 Amsterdam Avenue, which will rise 666 feet to its roof, becoming the tallest building on the Upper West Side.
A year ago, Exclusive Homes New York filed plans for a new residential building on a skinny lot at 13 East 128th Street in Harlem. Now, YIMBY has the first look at the project, which has been designed by Issac and Stern Architects.
Another day, another new residential building planned in Long Island City. Last week we spotted plans for a nine-story development at 42-22 Crescent Street, between 42nd Road and the Queensboro Bridge approach.
Foundation work is now underway on the site of a long-stalled-out hotel development at 36-18 Main Street, in Downtown Flushing. YIMBY can bring you news of the construction thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums by JC_Heights. Building permits for the project, which date back to 2004, detail plans for a two-tower, 12-story multi-use commercial complex that encompasses 290,195 square feet. Commercial-retail space will be located on the ground through forth floors in a common podium. One of the towers will contain a 148-key Hotel Indigo on the fifth through 11th floors. The other tower will feature medical offices on the fifth through 11th floors. The complex will also feature restaurants on the third and 12th floors. It will be served by a 345-car underground garage and have storage for 31 bikes. JWC Architect Engineer is the architect of record, while CMA Landmark Associates is developing. Completion is expected in 2018, per a Queens Courier update from 2014.