Kaufman Astoria Studios, one of New York City’s largest TV and film production facilities, announced this summer that they hoped to add two more soundstages to their century-old campus. Now, they’ve filed plans for a sizable four-story building at 36-02 34th Avenue, at the corner of 36th Street and across the street from their two main studios.
A rendering has been revealed of the nine-story, 135-unit mixed-use building planned at 3003 West 21st Street (a.k.a. 2002 Surf Avenue), on Coney Island. Addition details have also emerged since new building applications were filed in April. The 118,743-square-foot structure will contain a mix of affordable and supportive housing, with 53 apartments to be rented at below-market rates through the affordable housing lottery, and 82 apartments to house homeless veterans. The units will all be one-bedrooms and should average 733 square feet apiece. There will also be 7,815 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Long Island-based Concern for Independent Living and Georgica Green Ventures are the developers. The Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the architect and completion is expected in 2018.
Since topping out at 777 feet above street level in May, much of 45 East 22nd Street‘s façade has been installed, with the exception of where there’s a construction elevator and support structures for the crane. The latest photos are courtesy of construction photographer Tectonic via the YIMBY Forums. The most recent building permits indicate the Flatiron District tower has 59 real floors and measures 372,684 square feet. Its 83 residential units will be condominiums, configured in simplex, duplex, full-floor, and penthouse layouts. The Continuum Company is the developer. Kohn Pedersen Fox is the design architect, while Goldstein, Hill & West Architects is the architect of record. Martin Brudnizki Design Studio is handling the interiors and Oehme van Sweden is the landscape architect. Completion is expected in 2017.
Roslyn, N.Y.-based Bama Associates has filed applications for a two-story, 74-bed co-ed community residential facility at 118-36 Merrick Boulevard, located on the corner of 119th Avenue in St. Albans, Queens. The new building will measure 9,596 square feet. It’s unknown what exactly the facility will be used for, but indications are that it will be some form of shelter, temporary housing, or recovery program. There will be administrative offices, meeting rooms, group rooms, medical offices, and a lobby on the ground floor, followed by bedrooms and lounges on the second floor. The cellar will contain a pharmacy, a dining room, classrooms, a recreation room, and addition offices. H2M Architects + Engineers is the architect of record. An existing single-story commercial building must first be demolished.
Elmhurst-based Advanced Properties has filed applications for a four-story, 7,760-square-foot medical office building at 37-12 92nd Street, on the southern side of Jackson Heights. The project will contain 6,000 square feet of medical space for doctors’ offices across the cellar through fourth floors. There will also be two off-street parking spaces. Frank Petruso’s Great Neck, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 3,000-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in February. The 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue stop on the 7 train is two blocks away.