An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building at 328 21st Street, in South Slope. The project will measure 6,325 square feet and its residential units should average 817 square feet apiece. It’s unclear whether rentals or condominiums are in the works. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 19-foot-wide, 1,903-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.
RUC Holdings has proposed an eight-story, 55-unit mixed-use building at 342 Johnston Avenue, located on the corner of Whiton Street in the Bergen-Lafayette section of Jersey City. The project will also have ground-floor retail space and 13 off-street parking spaces. There will be 55 apartments, of which 15 percent, or eight units, would be set aside as affordable housing, Jersey Digs reported. It wasn’t disclosed if the market-rate apartments were rentals or condominiums. The corner site is occupied by a small, single-story commercial building. The city’s Planning Board must approve the project for it to proceed.
Back at the end of 2014, YIMBY reported on the first permits for Ceruzzi Properties’ new tower at 520 Fifth Avenue, on the corner of West 43rd Street. The building will rise 71 floors and 920 feet to its roof, with a design by Handel Architects that YIMBY can now reveal thanks to eagle-eyed Forum user YIM_Hudson.
As the new Hunters Point Library nears completion, another new library in Queens is open to the public. On Tuesday, the Elmhurst Community Library, a branch of the Queens Library, opened its doors.
A new mixed-use development is coming to Roosevelt Avenue in western Queens, which divides Elmhurst from Jackson Heights. The seven-story project would replace a collection of small shops and restaurants at 77-02 Roosevelt Avenue, on the corner of 77th Street and in the shadow of the elevated 7 train.