David Weisz, doing business as an anonymous Midtown-based LLC, has filed applications for two four-story, four-unit residential building at 1430-1432 51st Street, in the heart of Borough Park, located four blocks from the 50th Street on the D train. The structures will measure 7,259 and 7,083 square feet respectively. Across both buildings, the full-floor residential units should average 1,377 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. The buildings will be topped by a open roof terrace. Hudson Valley-based Kenneth Thomas is the applicant of record. The 50-foot-site’s two-and-a-half-story house has yet to receive demolition permits.
Back in April of 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings for a 45-story, 415-unit mixed-use building at 29-26 Northern Boulevard (a.k.a. 29-22 & 29-32 Northern Boulevard), in the Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. Excavation began in the summer of 2015 and foundation work is now well underway, The Court Square Blog reports. The project has also seen slight revisions to its design. The latest filings detail a 43-story, 500,302-square-foot mixed-use tower that will stand 481 feet above street level. There will be 11,372 square feet spread across parts of the cellar, ground, and second floors. The project’s 467 residential units will be located on the second through 41st floors, averaging a rental-sized 791 square feet apiece.
The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) has filed applications for a five-story, 96,493-square-foot expansion of the P.S. 19 branch (a.k.a. Marino P. Jeantet School), located at 98-02 Roosevelt Avenue, in North Corona, three blocks from the Junction Boulevard stop on the 7 train. The school campus takes up the entire city block, although the expansion will rise to the north of the main academic building, at 40-10 99th Street. It will host administrative offices and two cafeterias on the ground floor, more offices, classrooms, a gymnasium, and an outdoor play area on the second floor, followed by more offices and classrooms on floors three through five. Midtown South-based Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects is the architect of record. The area where the expansion will go is occupied by a collection of single-story portable classrooms.
Jenel Management has filed applications for a three-story, 35,217-square-foot retail complex at 22-06 31st Street, in the Ditmars section of Astoria. The cellar through third floors of the new building, to stand 54 feet above street level, will be used for entirely retail space. Steven B. Rabinoff’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The project will replace a collection of low-rise commercial-retail buildings that are currently occupied by CVS Pharmacy, Citibank, and a shoe retailer. Demolition permits were filed in December to knock down the existing buildings.
Back in November of 2015, YIMBY reported on applications for an 18-story, 133-unit residential project at 122 East 23rd Street (a.k.a. 121 East 22nd Street), in Gramercy. Now, the developer has filed plans with the Attorney General’s office, estimating the value of the project’s condominiums to be $503.5 million, according to The Real Deal. The 275,387-square-foot complex will have two components. A main 18-story tower will be located on the corner of East 23rd Street and Lexington Avenue, while a connected 13-story wing will front East 22nd Street. The buildings will be connected up to the ground floor, where 12,125 square feet of retail space, divided between four retail condos, will also be located.