In a new proposal to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, JRA Design Group has introduced a revised design for 147 Felix Street, in Brooklyn. Located in the Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District, the new three-story structure will rise from a long vacant lot on the corner of Hanson Place and St. Felix Street.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1249 43rd Street, in Borough Park, Brooklyn, right by the Greenwood cemetery. The site is four blocks from the Fort Hamilton Subway station, serviced by the D train. The Church Avenue subway station is ten blocks away, serviced by the F and G trains. Isaac Stern of Gemstar Contracting is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 3421 Snyder Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is seven blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Two blocks away is the Holy Cross Cemetery. Cityscape Build is listed as behind the applications.
This week, the Greenwich West condominium tower officially broke ground in Hudson Square, Manhattan, at 110 Charlton Street. The first renderings have also been revealed, showing an exterior mix of classical masonry tinged with industrial-inspired ornamentation, typical for the SoHo-adjacent neighborhood.
On a plot of land along 48th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, excavation has begun for a 445-key Hard Rock Hotel, designed by Berg+ Moss Architects. The hotel’s Times Square outpost will be developed by Extell in a partnership with Hard Rock International, with an address at 159 West 48th Street. Extell purchased the site back in 2011 for $26 million, along with air rights that bring the project up to a potential scope of 225,000 square feet.