What remains of a 19th century house in the Clinton Hill Historic District will finally be replaced. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved construction of a new four-story, four-unit residential building at 476 Washington Avenue.
A rendering has been revealed of the two-story, 30,000-square-foot commercial redevelopment in the works at 210 West 31st Street, located across the street from Madison Square Garden in Chelsea. KBS Capital, which is affiliated with California-based KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II, and Onyx Equities are developing the project. It will include two floors of restaurant and retail space, in addition to a roof deck, Real Estate Weekly reported. The redevelopment consists of the West 31st Street section of the Church of St. John the Baptist, which Onyx is ground-leasing from the congregation. Demolition of that 23,110-square-foot section is anticipated in 2017, with completion of the new building in 2018.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has disclosed development plans for the Applied Life Sciences Campus, to be built at an undetermined site located along the East River, either in Manhattan or Queens. The city is expected to pump $100 million into the project, Commercial Observer reported. The facility would be geared towards research, development, and training in bioengineering. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is anticipating to release a request for expressions of interest next year, with a goal to complete the project by 2021.
The Chetrit Group is in the early stages of planning for a mixed-use project that would rise on the irregularly-shaped, eight-acre property at 57-46 56th Street, in Maspeth. The developer previously sat down with local elected officials to discuss rezoning the property for residential units, according to Crain’s, which would trigger the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), as the site is currently located within an Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) and zoned for manufacturing. Nothing yet has been formally proposed. Multiple low-rise industrial warehouses occupy the property.
Rockaway Beach is about to get a boutique hotel designed by Wythe Hotel architect Morris Adjmi. New building applications were filed Tuesday for the six-story project at 108-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, between 108th and 109th Streets.